Warrior in full mail armour assisting a prostrate man. Sogdian mural from Panjakent


A larger image of this Wall-painting: Warrior in full mail armour assisting a prostrate man. Piandjikent, early 8th century AD. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.


Photograph 57. Warrior in full mail armour assisting a prostrate man, detail of a wall painting from Penjikent, Sughdian, early 8th century (Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia).
Source: p.256, "The Iconography of a Military Elite: Military Figures on an Early Thirteenth-Century Candlestick (Part II)" by David Nicolle, in Mamlūk Studies Review Vol. 19, 2016



Referenced as figure 430 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
430. Fresco from Piandjikent Reception Hall XII/1, 7th-8th centuries AD, Transoxanian, Hermitage, Leningrad (Aka S, Yaku)

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