Illustration of Timurid Soldiers

Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit, 1371


From a 1371 Shahnama of the Shiraz School. Haz 1511, folio 105r, Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi Kutuphanesi, Istanbul.
Note the laces which secure the turbaned man's lamellar tassets to his legs.
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