A King of the Demons, Piandjikent
Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg


Figure 10: Panjikent. Room 19/Sector XXVI. A King of the Demons. 8th Century.
Source: p91, Valentina I. Raspopova (St. Petersburg) "Sogdian Arms and Armour in the Period of the Great Migrations" in
Arms and Armour as Indicators of Cultural transfer
The Steppes and the Ancient World
from Hellenictic Times to the Early Middle Ages
Edited by Markus Mode and Jürgen Tubach




More coloured photos of Sogdian murals from Panjakent (Panjīkant), 6th-8th Centuries
Winged helmets from Tumshuk in the Tarim Basin
The torso of a statue with animal heads on the shoulders from Tumshuk in the Tarim Basin