Armoured Men from Karashahr


Source: fig. 124, p 73, Bilderatlas zur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Mittel-Asiens : vol.1 by Albert von Le Coq
fig. 124
(G. 451) wall paintings Qarasahr.
Armoured with shield, double axe and a kind of war hammer (?). The shape of the helmets are individually construed by the artist. 8th Century. (?).

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