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    Icon3 Tokharians and Uighurs of the City States of Central Asia in Frescos from the Tarim Basin

    Tokharians and Uighurs of the City States of Central Asia in Frescos etc from the Tarim Basin

    Kizil {Qyzil} Caves (near Kucha)
    Kizil cave donor figures
    Cave of the Sixteen Sword Bearers
    A sketch of four other sword bearers & a servant of the Sixteen Sword Bearers
    Sketches of three sword bearers & a servant of the Sixteen Sword Bearers
    Armour on the Stele of l'ui-zcika
    Eight Kings of the Relics Story
    Armour from the Sanctuary of Avalokitesvara
    Armoured Cavalry in Qyzil Cave of the Painter


    Kumtura (near Kucha)
    Capture of the Chinese Official Bimbisaras, by Uighur Soldiers, Kumtura, Central Asia, 8th-9th Centuries

    Astana
    Armoured and Unarmoured Horsemen from Astana Cemetery

    Karashahr {Qarasahr} (between Kucha & Turfan)
    Portions of stucco relief figures, front wall decoration of Buddhist shrines, 'Ming-oi' Site, Kara-shahr.
    Armoured Cavalrymen from Šorcuq.
    Clay figure. Armoured Cavalryman from Šorcuq at Qarasahr. 8th Century(?)
    Armoured Men from Karashahr


    Chotscho {Xoqo}, Bezeklik Caves, Tumshuk and City on the Y‚r {Yarkhoto} (near Turfan)
    Wall Paintings from a Christian Temple, Chotscho, Tarim Basin
    Warriors in Temple No. 9, Bšzšklik
    Donors in Temple 1, Bezeklik
    Pranidhi scene No. 6, Temple No. 9, Bezeklik
    Pranidhii scene No. 14, Temple No. 9, Bezeklik
    Cavalryman in the city on the Y‚r
    Leg Armour & Stirrup from Chotscho
    Manichaean Silk Painting from Chotscho showing armoured warriors
    Wall painting of Warriors from Tumshuk (near Turfan)
    Helmets from Tumshuk, Kizil and Chotscho
    Statue fragment in armour with animal heads on the shoulders from Toqquz Sarai, Tumshuk

    Mucilinda cave, Tuyoq (70 km east of Turfan)
    An armoured bodhisattva from Mucilinda cave, Tuyoq

    Dandan-Uiliq (near Khotan)
    A horseman and camel-rider from Dandan-Uiliq at Khotan, Tarim Basin
    A four armed Bodhisattva in Persian style costume from Dandan-Uiliq at Khotan, Tarim Basin
    A horseman with offering bowl from Dandan-Uiliq at Khotan, Tarim Basin


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    Tokharians and Uighurs of the City States of Central Asia in Frescos etc from the Tarim Basin

    Druzhina345
    Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
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    Default The Pilgrimage of the Arnold von Harff, 1496 to 1499

    Illustrations from the Manuscript of the Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff, 1496 to 1499

    St. James at Compostella.
    The Doge.
    Venetian women.
    Costumes of the Greeks and Turks.
    The Sultan (Viceroy) in Cairo.
    Costume of Christians, Pagans, Turks, and Jews.
    Costume of the Mamelukes.
    Clothing and lifestyle of women in Cairo.
    Clothing and lifestyle of women in Cairo.
    The camel in the caravan train.
    Costume and Arms of the Arabs.
    The Amazons.
    Costume of Gascons.
    The residents of Lack.
    Women's Clothing in Biscayen.
    Costumes in Brittany.

    Illustrations from the 1860 edition of The pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff

    Costumes of the Greeks and Turks.
    The Sultan (Viceroy) in Cairo.
    Costume of Christians, Pagans, Turks, and Jews.
    Costume of the Mamelukes.
    Costume and Arms of the Arabs.
    Costume and Arms of the Mamelukes.
    Other figures by Harff
    Harff at pilgrim stops
    Animals by Harff

    Rhodian Greek Militiaman, 14th-15th Centuries based on The Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff in 1496 to 1499
    A Mamluk Servant by Ian Heath based on The Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff in 1496 to 1499
    drawing and notes on a Bedouin Tribesman based on The Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff in 1496 to 1499, by Ian Heath.

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    Illustrations from the Manuscript of the Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff, 1496 to 1499
    Illustrations from the 1860 edition of The pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff

    Rhodian Greek Militiaman, 14th-15th Centuries based on The Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff in 1496 to 1499
    A Mamluk Servant by Ian Heath based on The Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff in 1496 to 1499
    drawing and notes on a Bedouin Tribesman based on The Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff in 1496 to 1499, by Ian Heath.

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    15th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
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    Icon3 Byzantine plates of the reign of Herakleios

    Byzantine Plates of David from the reign of Herakleios, early 7th century

    Elaborate dishes used for display at banquets were common in the late Roman and early Byzantine world; generally decorated with classical themes, these objects conveyed wealth, social status, and learning. This set of silver plates may be the earliest surviving example of the use of biblical scenes for such displays.
    Byzantine plates of the reign of Herakleios, early 7th century, with scenes from the life of David in roman costume & armour
    Confrontation of David with Eliab
    Presentation of David to Saul
    Arming of David in Byzantine Armour
    Battle of David and Goliath

    A Heraclian Byzantine Heavy Cavalryman in Armies & Enemies of Imperial Rome by Phil Barker & Ian Heath
    A 7th-8th Century Byzantine Skutatos in Armies of the Dark Ages by Ian Heath

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    Byzantine plates of the reign of Herakleios, early 7th century, with scenes from the life of David in roman costume & armour

    Druzhina345
    Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
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    Icon3 Wood carvings of scenes of the Conquest of Granada on the Choir Stalls in Toledo Cathedral

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    Default Illustrations from 'Book of Fixed Stars' (Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-tabita) by 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Umar al-Sufi

    Illustrations from 'Book of Fixed Stars' (Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-tabita) by 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Umar al-Sufi
    al-Sufi illustrations from Bodleian Library, Oxford, manuscript Marsh 144, 1009-10AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from Sotheby's - Lot 34 (or Doha), 1125AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from Suleymanie Library, Istanbul, Manuscript Fatih KŁtŁphanesi 3422, 1125AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from Topkapi Sarayi, Istanbul, manuscript Ahmet III 3493, 1130-31AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from Vatican Library (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana), Manuscript Ross. 1033, North Africa 1224AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from Suleymanie Library, Istanbul, Ms Ayasofya 2595, 1249-50AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from British Library, London, manuscript Or.5323, 1260-80AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from D„r al-Kutub National Library, Cairo, Manuscript miq„t 390, c1300AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Ms. Rogers Fund, 1913, c. 1400AD
    al-Sufi illustrations from BibliothŤque Nationale de France, Ms Arabe 5036, c. 1430-1440AD, Samarkand
    al-Sufi illustrations from Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen ms Arabe 83, 1602AD, Medina
    al-Sufi illustrations from Ms. Garrett 2259 Yehuda, 1607AD


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