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Sword and scabbard Period: Sasanian Date: ca. scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze Dimensions: L.

Sword and scabbard | Sasanian | Sasanian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kings of the Sasanian period (224–651 A.D.) are almost always depicted with a sword suspended from the belt, a motif appropriate to the victor in combat. This iron sword with a gold-covered wooden scabbard is a splendid example of the type adopted by the Sasanians from the Hunnish nomads who roamed Europe and Asia in the sixth and seventh centuries, shortly before the beginning of the Islamic era

virtual-artifacts: “ Chilta hazar masha (coat of a thousand nails), kulah khud (helmet), bazu band (arm guards). Indian armored clothing made from layers of fabric faced with velvet and studded with numerous small brass nails, which were often.

Chilta hazar masha (coat of a thousand nails), kulah khud (helmet), bazu band (arm guards). Indian armored clothing made from layers of fabric faced with velvet and studded with numerous small brass nails, which were often gilded. Fabric armor was very popular in India because metal became very hot under the Indian sun. This example has additional armor plates on the chest area, arms, and thighs. The Wallace Collection, London England.

Indian pistol / elephant goad (ankus), century, heavy all-steel, used all over India to control Elephants and as a status symbol by the Mahout or owner (usually a Maharajah), 52 x 19 cm.

Indian pistol / elephant goad (ankus), 19th century, heavy all-steel, used all over India to control Elephants and as a status symbol by the Mahout or owner (usually a Maharajah), 52 x 19 cm.

Indian splinted bazu band (arm guard), composed of five rectangular plates, each connected by bands of mail terminating in an articulated gauntlet.

Indian splinted bazu band (arm guard), composed of five rectangular plates, each connected by bands of mail terminating in an articulated gauntlet.

Parthian warriors by Dušan Vasiljevic

Parthian warriors by Dušan Vasiljevic

La Pintura y la Guerra. Sursumkorda in memoriam

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<<Salandala>> Sassanid cavalry

Left - early Sassanid heavy cavalryman c. , right - late Parthian/early Sassanid cavalryman c.

Parthian and Sassanid Armies

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Kang-ju heavy armored horseman, century BC - AD, by Kaliolla Akhmetzhan

Yuezhi (Kushan) Cavalry

Is there anyone who have some links to information about maratha warfare and arms & armor.

Maratha warfare

Is there anyone who have some links to information about maratha warfare and arms & armor.

Parthian and Sassanid Armies - Civilization Fanatics' Forums (later period Sassanian)

Parthian and Sassanid Armies

This topic will discuss only Parthian and Sassanid military matters, anyone wish to join the forum are welcome to discuss.

History of The Sassanid Empire – Rome’s Biggest Rivals c.) – About History

Parthian Cataphracts charge!

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Late 6th-Mid 7th Century Persian Soldiers

Bronze from South India Breastplate of Sarala Jumadi bronze .

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Bronze from South India Breastplate of Sarala Jumadi bronze . India , Karnataka, Tulu , 20 Century Museum Rietberg Zurich

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