Sogdian mural from Panjakent, 6th-8th Centuries
Sogdians playing a board game

A larger image of Sogdians playing a board game on a mural from Panjakent, 6th-8th Centuries.

Photo by Retlaw Snellac

Sogdia. Pre-Islamic Central Asia. Mural. Gamblers. Wall painting. Glue colour on dry loess plaster. First half of the 8th C. Penjikent, Tajikistan. Sector XXIV. Chamber 1. The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by: PHAS/UIG via Getty Images)

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