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The Arabic inscriptions include the names of the maker and the owner, the latter apparently a descendant of the ruling house of the Crimean Tartars.

Persian kulah khud helmet, 18th century, watered steel; damascened with gold, H. 9 3/4 in. .(24.8 cm) Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm), Met Museum. This was a serviceable military object and also a parade piece with talismanic inscriptions to 'Ali, the son-in-law and cousin of the Prophet, and calls upon him for protection against harm and danger. The verses are distinctly Shi'i, and commonly found on objects from the Timurid through the Qajar periods in Iran and Central Asia.

Persian kulah khud helmet, 18th century, watered steel; damascened with gold, H. 9 3/4 in. .(24.8 cm) Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm), Met Museum. This was a serviceable military object and also a parade piece with talismanic inscriptions to 'Ali, the son-in-law and cousin of the Prophet, and calls upon him for protection against harm and danger. The verses are distinctly Shi'i, and commonly found on objects from the Timurid through the Qajar periods in Iran and Central Asia.

Ancient Roman Saddle

In the battle of Cannae Hannibal defeated the Romans with an army just half the size of the Roman army

Черкесские седла (Адыгэ уанэ) / Circassien saddles

Черкесские седла (Адыгэ уанэ) / Circassien saddles

There are only very few belts and pouches that survived from the so called viking age, but those that did are generally highly decorated, like this replica of the famous Birka pouch. http://hrafns-skari.de/handwerk/

There are only very few belts and pouches that survived from the so called…

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Reconstruction of Magyar belt with bow and arrows by Oleg Fedorov

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The People of the Steppe I. : The Khazar Khanate – 135 photos

Helmet found in Kazazovo, Kuban, 9th-1th cent.

The People of the Steppe I. : The Khazar Khanate – 135 photos