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A 9th-10th Century Persian Jug

Saffarid or Samanid Period

Gabri-ware jug showing a foot soldier with a war-axe, Iranian 9th-10th centuries. (Louvre, inv. 7242, Paris. Photo R.M.N.)
Source: p10, MAA - 320 - Armies of the Caliphates 862-1098 by David Nicolle

Referenced as figure 344 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
344. Ceramic bottle, 9th-10th centuries AD, north Iranian, Louvre, Paris (Paz).

See also 9th-10th centuries, Saffarid-Samanid period, bowls portraying Persian armoured warriors, Nishapur, Khurasan
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Persian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
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