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Full armor of rider and horse of an Ottoman qapikulu (heavy cavalryman of the “court slaves”, similar to the Mamluks). He also has a metal kalkan shield (Museo Stibbert Florence).

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A shishak helmet, widespread almost all over the Turanic world (Metropolitan Museum of Art).

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Ottoman soldiers with shishak helmets and mail and plate armour (Topkapi Palace Museum).

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07Tatar military equipment: scale armor, composite nomadic bow and quiver, curved saber (Museum of Kulikovo Battlefield, representation by M. Gorelik).

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Mail and plate armour of rider and horse. Mamluk of the Ottoman army, mid-16th century (unknown museum)

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11Turkoman-Iranian lamellar armor of rider and horse (Metropolitan Museum of Art.)

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15A shield from the Delhi Sultanate. 15th century (copyright: Furusiyya Art Foundation).

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17Turkoman mail and plate armour from Iran ((copyright: Furusiyya Art Foundation).

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18 Armour of an Aq-Qoyunlu Turkoman warrior (Copyright: Royal Academy of Arts, London).

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19 Turanic bowcase and quiver of the 17th century (copyright: Furusiyya Art Foundation).

21Turko-Iranian shield of Sipar type, 15th century (unknown museum).

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23 Mamluk shishak helmet and mail and plate armour (unknown museum)

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Periklis Deligiannis

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