Rustram slaying the Dragon, Piandjikent
A larger image of Rustram slaying the Dragon, Piandjikent.
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89 Wall-painting: Rustram slaying the Dragon. Piandjikent, Room 41, seventh century. Photo: State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad
Illustration 89, p107 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
89 Some of the wall-paintings at Piandjikent have been found to relate to specific passages in the Shah-nama by Firdausi, the well-known Persian poet.
In this particular scene Rustam is shown slaying the dragon. Seventh century.
Soghdian Murals at Piandjikent,
an extract from ANCIENT ARTS OF CENTRAL ASIA by Tamara Talbot Rice
More Sogdian murals from Panjakent (Panjīkant), 6th-8th Centuries