Detail of Bezeklik (Bšzšklik) Fresco
Painting on the south wall of the main building, Temple No. 9, Bšzšklik
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Source: Chotscho by Albert von Le Coq Plate 21
In the centre of the image is an armoured rider. Beyond the horse is a dog.
On the near side is an armed man.
He carries a slightly curved sword in a black scabbard, the handle has short quillons and a red cord wrist loop.
Another armed man to their front points the way. Both are drawn small, with East Asian features.
He has a dagger on his belt; a long, broad, straight sword; an unstrung bow in a tiger skin sheath; on his right he carries a very large quiver of conspicuous form.
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