A larger image of Dehkans Sitting at a Libation, Piandjikent.
91 Wall-painting (reconstruction): Dehkans sitting at a feast, Piandjikent, seventh century. Photo: State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad
Illustration 91, p108 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
91 This scene of noblemen at a libation, from the north wall of a room at Piandjikent, is presented against a Pompeian red background.
The head-dresses resemble in shape that worn by the Sorçuk warrior (Ill. 171).
The painting shows great regard for composition and mastery of the sinuous line. Seventh century
Soghdian Murals at Piandjikent,
an extract from ANCIENT ARTS OF CENTRAL ASIA by Tamara Talbot Rice