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Twelve Kings in Sharakhai

This is a board I'm using to collect inspirational and representative images for my current work in progress, a novel called Twelve Kings in Sharakhai.

Twelve Kings in Sharakhai

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Sudanese Battleaxe, 19th century, broad crescent blade comes with a flared back spike while the wooden shaft is covered in crocodile skin and surmounted with a short leaf-shaped spear tip. The head is etched with Arabic inscriptions, 55 cm overall length.

Oriental-Arms: Double Blade Spear Head India

Oriental-Arms: Double Blade Spear Head India

Ottoman dagger, 19th century, steel, gold, jade, ruby, emerald, diamond. L. 19 1/16 in. (48.4 cm); L. of blade 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm); W. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); Wt.14.3 oz. (405.4 g), Met Museum.

Saracen Knight - Ardeshir Radpour

Saracen Knight - Ardeshir Radpour

This is a representation of a fast moving, medium armored Sassanian Savaran Cavalry Elite.

Sassanian Persian Savaran Cataphract Armor - Ardeshir Radpour

Ottoman Empire armor belonging to Sultan Mustafa III consisting of migfer (helmet), zirah (mail shirt), mail trousers, kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), shamshir (sabre), decorated with gold and encrusted with jewels, 18th century, exhibited in the Imperial Treasury of Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey.

Persian mail and plate armor for horse and cavalry soldier, dating from 1450, this type of armor became the standard type of equipment for the heavy cavalry under the Timurids (1370-1506), the Mongol successor empire which ruled from Samarkand, and under the Ottoman Turks. These cavalry, armed with bow, sword and sometimes lance, were the main component of all medieval Islamic armies. the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art.


shifting sand - Aswan, Egypt

On the Edge 2 - Saudi Arabia ~ Photo by...Abdulmajeed Al Juhani.

sand dunes

shadow on dunes


white dunes




sand dunes, namibia

Namibia desert

Namibia, Africa


Elizabeth Taylor's Cleopatra Cape. Tyranny of Style.

Tyranny of Style - Tyranny of Style

Shione by `thienbao on deviantART

Shione by thienbao on deviantART

Charles Lebrun Guillaume - The Love Toke ♥

A Single Tamarisk Tree (Tamarix Articulata) In The Sahara Desert - Download From Over 27 Million High Quality Stock Photos, Images, Vectors. Sign up for FREE today. Image: 31193922

A single Tamarisk tree (Tamarix articulata) in the Sahara desert

Tamarisk Trees (Tamarix Articulata) In The Desert. - Download From Over 27 Million High Quality Stock Photos, Images, Vectors. Sign up for FREE today. Image: 26475725

Tamarisk trees (Tamarix articulata) in the desert.