A King of the Demons, Piandjikent

Wall Painting, National Museum of Antiquities, Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
Photo by Jeff Rozwadowski

Referenced as Figure 10: Panjikent. Room 19/Sector XXVI. A King of the Demons. 8th Century.
p.91, Valentina I. Raspopova (St. Petersburg) "Sogdian Arms and Armour in the Period of the Great Migrations" in
Arms and Armour as Indicators of Cultural transfer
The Steppes and the Ancient World
from Hellenistic Times to the Early Middle Ages

Edited by Markus Mode and Jürgen Tubach

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See also Winged helmets from Tumshuk in the Tarim Basin
The torso of a statue with animal heads on the shoulders from Tumshuk in the Tarim Basin

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