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Kizil cave donor figures, Tarim Basin

Kizil cave donor figures, Tarim Basin

Cleveland Museum of Art - Hunters doing the Parthian shot , Sogdian, 8th-9thc

Cleveland Museum of Art - Hunters doing the Parthian shot , Sogdian,

Leather lamellar Cuisse, 323 BC - 256 AD Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos 1928 to 1937: Period:Graeco-Roman or Parthian, Culture:Syrian, Dura-Europos.

Leather lamellar Cuisse, 323 BC - 256 AD Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos 1928 to Period:Graeco-Roman or Parthian, Culture:Syrian, Dura-Europos.

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grumpy cat

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Covering for felt saddle-cloth (shabrack), probably of middle-eastern origin. Pazyryk, Altai, Barrow no.

textile from the Oseberg ship, Scandinavia, early middle ages

A piece of tartan cloth found on the ship Osebergskom. The Huldremose woman who lived in "the Iron Age" wore a plaid gown. Wikipedia says the find is around 340 AD at the latest. (And now no one can argue against Vikings wearing plaids.

Silk Road treasures Yingpan man mummies.

"Yingpan Man " excavated near the Könchi (Kuhnch) River. Yingpan culture was active from 300 CE. © Xinjiang Institute of Archaeology.

Leather lamellar Cuisse, 323 BC - 256 AD Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos 1928 to 1937: Period:Graeco-Roman or Parthian, Culture:Syrian, Dura-Europos.

Leather lamellar Cuisse, 323 BC - 256 AD Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos 1928 to Period:Graeco-Roman or Parthian, Culture:Syrian, Dura-Europos.