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The Victors at the Gate in the Rings and Dragons Cycle, Sector VI Room 1, Sogdian Piandjikent
Tajikistan National Museum of Antiquities, Dushanbe.


A larger image of The Victors at the Gate. Mural from Panjakent, 7th-8th Centuries.


... the king of the ‘Rings’ and his army come to the city of the ‘Dragons’ (Fig. 101). A white bull runs from the city gate.

Photo by Retlaw Snellac




Photo source.



The cavalryman is referenced as figure 433 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
433. Fresco from Piandjikent Reception Hall VI/1, 7th-8th centuries AD, Transoxanian, Hermitage, Leningrad (Aka S, Yaku).


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