Relief of Two Youths from the Triclinium of Maqqai, Palmyra, ca. II century A.D.
Baalbek Museum

Plate V, Henry Seyrig, “Armes et costumes iraniens de Palmyre,” Syria 18, 1937, pp. 1-53.



Referenced in Elsie Holmes Peck, "The Representation of Costumes in the Reliefs of Taq-i-Bustan." Artibus Asiae, Vol. 31, No. 2/3, 1969, Fig. 8.
'In the Parthian period, by the third century A.D. a trend which was increasingly popular in Palmyra led to skirts which dipped down sharply at the side to form points.'


Ancient Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers


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