Nightbringer | The Arthurian Online Encyclopedia

Marvelous Ball

A hill in Britain. It had a brass ball on top that appeared – depending on the distance from which it was viewed – as a horse, a mule, a hound, a fox, or just a ball.

Lancelot used the Marvelous Ball as the launching point for his expedition to recapture his homeland Genewis.

Lanzelet | Ulrich von Zatzikhoven, c. 1200