Torso of a figure in armour
from Tumshuk
(near Turfan)



Torso of a figure in armour (heavenly king?).
Tumshuq-tagh. Unbaked clay.
Muse Guimet. Inv. no.: MG 17705.
Source: Silkroad


Referenced as figure 66 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
66. Statue fragment from Toqquz Sarai, Tumsuk, 6th (?) century AD, east Turkistānī (ex-Stein S).

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See also A Sogdian King of the Demons, Piandjikent, in armour with animal heads on the shoulders, 8th century









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