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Structure of the Red Kaganate
Gatherings, Events, . . .
Historic Steppes Tribes
Legends of the Nomads
Flags and other Identifiers
Clothing and Apearance
Games and Military Arts
The main photograph was taken by Alexander Lemeshko at the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.
The only information I have is that this set of plates is from the Khazar period (VII - X or XI cent.).
Plate set as it is layed out in the Hermitage Museum display
The belt was 4 centimeters wide (over 1.5 inches) -- substantially wider than the other Khazar belts listed here.
Double Bird plates
Single Bird plates and Strap End
Vegetal motiff on strap end.
Small Plates with Vegetal Motiff
Silk Road Designs - http://www.oocities.com/normanjfin/silkroad
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