Dehkans Sitting at a Libation, Piandjikent





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Illustration 91, p108 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
91 This scene of noblemen at a libation, from the north wall of a room at Piandjikent, is presented against a Pompeian red background. The head-dresses resemble in shape that worn by the Sorçuk warrior (Ill. 171). The painting shows great regard for composition and mastery of the sinuous line. Seventh century
91 Wall-painting (reconstruction): Dehkans sitting at a feast, Piandjikent, seventh century. Photo: State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad
Soghdian Murals at Piandjikent, an extract from ANCIENT ARTS OF CENTRAL ASIA by Tamara Talbot Rice


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