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A raja on a terrace with his rani, attended by three women

A raja on a terrace with his rani, attended by three women

These roads connected China, Mongolia, Persia, India, and stretched all the way across the mountains, deserts, and steppes of Central Asia to the...

These roads connected China, Mongolia, Persia, India, and stretched all the way across the mountains, deserts, and steppes of Central Asia to the...

Set of colorful vector paisley elements.  traditional motives of Russia, India, Persia on white background. For your design.

Set of colorful vector paisley elements. traditional motives of Russia, India, Persia on white background. For your design.

Set of vector colorful paisley elements.  traditional motives of Russia, India, Persia on white background. For your design.

Set of vector colorful paisley elements. traditional motives of Russia, India, Persia on white background. For your design.

Set of 3 Kirman 32" x 52" Blue Gold Red Brown Orient Asia Persia India BoHo Rugs #KirmanModel1038 #OrientalAsianPersianStyle

Set of 3 Kirman 32" x 52" Blue Gold Red Brown Orient Asia Persia India BoHo Rugs #KirmanModel1038 #OrientalAsianPersianStyle

In the 14th century, Kilwa Kisiwani was a center of wealth and opulence as a trading hub that linked Africa to Persia, India and China. Today the area's ruinous buildings are a captivating sight to behold and have been given Unesco World Heritage status. Other heritage locations include the Kondoa rock art sites, a collection of over 150 natural shelters decorated with paintings dating back over 2,000 years.

In the 14th century, Kilwa Kisiwani was a center of wealth and opulence as a trading hub that linked Africa to Persia, India and China. Today the area's ruinous buildings are a captivating sight to behold and have been given Unesco World Heritage status. Other heritage locations include the Kondoa rock art sites, a collection of over 150 natural shelters decorated with paintings dating back over 2,000 years.

Old Map of Asia, China,  Tibet,  Persia,  India,  Arabia, and Russia from 1891 digital image no. 367

Old Map of Asia, China, Tibet, Persia, India, Arabia, and Russia from 1891 digital image no. 367

Persian char-aina cuirass, (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh), detail view, 18th c, literally the four mirrors, worn over a zirah (shirt of mail) in Persia, India, Central Asia. Rectangular or round plates, breast and back plates are larger than those worn at the sides which had recesses for the arms. During the 16th c, char-aina were introduced in Persia, steel, copper, textile (velvet), H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); L. 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm), Met Museum.

Persian char-aina cuirass, (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh), detail view, 18th c, literally the four mirrors, worn over a zirah (shirt of mail) in Persia, India, Central Asia. Rectangular or round plates, breast and back plates are larger than those worn at the sides which had recesses for the arms. During the 16th c, char-aina were introduced in Persia, steel, copper, textile (velvet), H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); L. 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm), Met Museum.

Persian char-aina cuirass, (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh), 18th c, literally the four mirrors, worn over a zirah (shirt of mail) in Persia, India, Central Asia. The plates can be rectangular or round, breast and back plates are larger than those worn at the sides which had recesses for the arms. During the 16th c, char-aina were introduced in Persia, steel, copper, textile (velvet), H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); L. 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm), Met Museum.

Persian char-aina cuirass, (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh), 18th c, literally the four mirrors, worn over a zirah (shirt of mail) in Persia, India, Central Asia. The plates can be rectangular or round, breast and back plates are larger than those worn at the sides which had recesses for the arms. During the 16th c, char-aina were introduced in Persia, steel, copper, textile (velvet), H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); L. 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm), Met Museum.

Persia-Trade on the Silk Road was a significant factor in the development of the civilizations of China, India, Persia, Europe and Arabia. Though silk was certainly the major trade item from China, many other goods were traded, and various technologies, religions and philosophies, as well as the bubonic plague (the "Black Death"), also traveled along the Silk Routes.

Persia-Trade on the Silk Road was a significant factor in the development of the civilizations of China, India, Persia, Europe and Arabia. Though silk was certainly the major trade item from China, many other goods were traded, and various technologies, religions and philosophies, as well as the bubonic plague (the "Black Death"), also traveled along the Silk Routes.

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