Kazakh warrior wearing a helmet with mail aventail and mail hauberk, he is holding an axe, a matchlock and bow are in the backround. The Kazakh Khanate was a Turkic Kazakh state, the successor of the Golden Horde, existing from 1456–1847, located roughly on the territory of the present-day Republic of Kazakhstan. At its height the khanate ruled from eastern Cumania (modern-day West Kazakhstan) to most of Uzbekistan, Karakalpakstan and the Syr Darya river.
A glass bead with metal casing and perforated silver coin. The cache of objects were, until recently, contained in a ‘Carolingian’ (West European) vessel or pot which was part of a wider hoard, amounting to around 100 items. in Galloway
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