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Islamic Silver Bracelet with Animal Reliefs Origin: Central Asia Circa: 800 AD to 1200 AD

Islamic Silver Bracelet with Animal Reliefs Origin: Central Asia Circa: 800 AD to 1200 AD

Zoroastrian temple in Azerbaijan in the Absheron peninsula there are many places where the fire comes up from the underground.

Ateshgah Fire Temple in Baku, Azerbaijan was originally a hindu temple of goddess Jwala Ji of Kangra before Zoroastrians worshipped God in the form of Fire

Illustrated map depicting the journey of the Venetian merchant Marco Polo (1254-1324) along the Silk Road to China. Some doubts have recently been cast on whether Marco ever actually made it all the way to China. His account may have been based on conversations with the merchants on the Silk Road.

Arabia takes the New Silk Road to China, spurning the West

Illustration of Venetian merchant Marco Polo travelling on the Silk Road. The Silk Road was a trading route – or network of trading routes – that connected China with the West in ancient times.

Inscribed Lapis Lazuli Set in an Inlaid Silver Ring  Islamic Art   Lapis Lazuli, Silver

Inscribed Lapis Lazuli Set in an Inlaid Silver Ring Islamic Art Lapis Lazuli, Silver

Visigoth Artifacts in the Spanish National Archaeological Museum

a Visigothic buckle in the Spanish National Archaeological Museum

Anillo de plata del otomano Con un Lapislázuli Piedra

Ottoman Silver Ring Featuring a Lapis Lazuli Stone - Origin: Turkey Circa: 18 th Century AD to 19 th Century AD

13th century wallet | Tumblr

Leather Art, Wallet, stamped leather Eastern Iran or Afghanistan; end of of century H: W: cm (narrative from website)

Byzantine Bronze hinged buckle with rectangular plate decorated in relief (Schulze-Dörrlamm type G2), here a lion attacking a gazelle. Only the plate of the original from 10th century Corinth was found, the buckle (type X, with small quadrilateral on tongue) reconstructed after a find from Homs, Syria now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford UK.

Byzantine Bronze hinged buckle with rectangular plate decorated in relief (Schulze-Dörrlamm type G2), here a lion attacking a gazelle. Only the plate of the original from 10th century Corinth was found, the buckle (type X, with small quadrilateral on tongue) reconstructed after a find from Homs, Syria now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford UK.

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