2 Jericho Plates from Central Asia

Started by Druzhina, 08 February 2021, 09:55:47 AM

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Big Insect

many thanks for posting these - really helpful.

do we know who the warriors are (are they khazaks for example)?
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Druzhina

Quote from: Big Insect on 08 February 2021, 02:12:45 PM


do we know who the warriors are (are they khazaks for example)?

The 9th-10th centuries corresponds to the period of Qarluq domination in the Semirechye (Jetysu/Yedisu) region.

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Techno II

Those plates are rather splendid !

Cheers - Phil. :)