Clay figure. Armoured Cavalryman from Šōrčuq at Qarasahr, Tarim Basin, Central Asia, 8th Century(?)

Armoured Cavalryman from Šōrčuq at Qarasahr, Tarim Basin, Central Asia, Century(?

Picts on the Aberlemno 2 Stone (The kirkyard stone), Scotland

Pictish Stone at Aberlemno Church Yard - Battle Scene Detail. The Battle of Dun Nechtain or Battle of Nechtansmere was fought between the Picts, led by King Bridei Mac Bili, and the Northumbrians, led by King Ecgfrith on 20 May

Kizil cave donor figures, Tarim Basin, Central Asia

Kizil cave donor figures, Tarim Basin, Central Asia

Arab, Syrian or Byzantine Horse Archers, on silk textiles

Arab, Syrian or Byzantine Horse Archers, on silk textiles

Irish Warrior from the Book of Kells

irisharchaeology: “Man being devoured by a beast, from the Book of Kells, c.

Umayyad Stucco Statuette, Khirbat al Mafjar, Palestine, mid-8th century AD

Umayyad Stucco Statuette, Khirbat al Mafjar, Palestine, century AD

Bezeklik fresco, south wall of the main building, Temple No. 9, Tarim Basin, Central Asia

Bezeklik fresco, south wall of the main building, Temple No.

Dish with hunting scene, Sasanian c.8th Century or Khorosanian

Sassanid Empire Plate -- Circa -- Depicting a Parthian archer. No further reference provided.

Syrian or Byzantine Horse Archers, on silk, 8th century

Syrian or Byzantine Horse Archers, on silk, century

Casket with spearmen, Northern Spain, 8th-10th century, Glencairn Museum; Bryn Athyn

Casket with spearmen, Northern Spain, century, Glencairn Museum;

Reverse - Umayyad Coin of Yazīd ibn al Muhallab, early 8th century AD

Reverse - Umayyad Coin of Yazīd ibn al Muhallab, early century AD

Painted Soghdian Horseman on a Shield from Mug

Part of wooden shield covered with painted parchment, width 61 cm Qalai Mugh east of Samarkhand, modern-day Tajikistan), Sogdian, c.

Soldier on an Umayyad or Abbasid Ivory Plaque, mid-8th century AD, Humaymah, Jordan

Soldier on an Umayyad or Abbasid Ivory Plaque, century AD, Humaymah, Jordan

Bezeklik fresco, Pranidhi scene No. 6, Temple No. 9, Tarim Basin, Central Asia

Bezeklik fresco, Pranidhi scene No. In most of the Praṇidhi (promise) scenes the Buddha is surrounded by Indian style bodhisattvas etc. with halos, but 2 (this and scene have some ordinary figures as well.

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