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Uzbekistan, Samarkand. Metal bridal crown, parcel gilt copper inset with carnelian, turquoise, amethysts, garnet coloured stones and glass.
The Persecution & Eradication of Buddhists in Central Asian History,in Samarkand,Xinjiang,Balkh & Kabul is one sad tale of Sufferings:invasions,forced conversions,destruction of monasteries,statues & Mass migration of Buddhists from the region,Once the Buddhists left so did Peace
Uzbekistan: crown of silver-gilt, coral, turquoise and glass paste from Samarkand.
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Across the Zarafshan river there was a "highway" that connected Bukhara with Samarkand. It was called "Royal Road" (Persian "Shah Rah"). It followed the course of the Zarafshan River for almost 300 km. Originally built by the Samanids, it was further developed by other dynasties.
Today’s a day for art, and art from Samarkand in particular. I love to see how historic travellers saw the monuments prior to their restoration. https://twitter.com/artvereshchagin/status/1200097186702331905
A huge Quran stand in d Bibi Khanym mosque in Samarkand. It was built in 1404.The legend is tht Timur’s wife,Bibi-Khanym,built this in honor of his return from a trip 2 India.The architect agreed 2 complete d construction on time only if she let him kiss her....look up d story 😊 – at Bibixonim jome masjidi
The flail of God!! The scourge from the east and the bane of Samarkand!! And he wept, for there were no worlds left to conquer!!!
Prosecutor General's Office confirms murder of teacher in Samarkand http://bit.ly/33mamPy
There seemed to be sorcerers and such, likely inspired by Bartimaeus: The Amulet of Samarkand which is a book I’ve been reading with a friend. Magic certainly existed, but the only spell that I think happened was as follows. I forget the exact incantation, it was one word that
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Fav alcoholic beverage: chia seeds in water https://twitter.com/RealHalalGains/status/1202026683894845440
Samarkand reached his peak under the rule of Timur. He looted Muslim lands and slaughtered Muslims left and right.
Being a "patron of arts" is a standard schtick barbarians use to clean their hands.
I'm literally in love with the Islamic Architecture ❤️ It's soo elegant and soo beautiful. 😍
A day well spent in Samarkand 😃@_avishwakarma, look what you missed 😛 – at Registan
Muhammad Ash-Shahhot Al-Jindy – In Samarkand http://www.bukhari.uz/?p=7912
When you read and research about it....it feels like Samarkand in Uzbekistan 🇺🇿 has the same sort of mythical resonance as Timbuktu or even Zanzibar
Samarkand Stiches V from SIX GEOMETRIC FIGURES
Alfred Lewin Copley
Crayon on paper with letterpress
Ahmedabad and Samarkand have been named after me. https://twitter.com/AnantikaMehra/status/1202481370951348224