Rustam, mounted on Rakhsh, fights an adversary

Sogdian Mural in the ‘Rustam Room’: Rustam cycle


A larger image of Rustam, mounted on Rakhsh, fights an adversary. Sogdian mural from Panjakent.


Held by the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. Mural Painting "Rustemiada". Blue Hall

Rustam, mounted on Rakhsh, fights an adversary. Wall-painting on dry loess plaster from Panjikent, Tajikistan, c. 740 AD (The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, SA-16223). Photo: Ursula Sims-Williams.
'In pictures: Eight and ninth century stories of the Persian hero Rustam', British Library
Picture source: kudago



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