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BOOFER18 Feb 2024 2:16 a.m. PST

I am looking for information on how to paint 15mm Alans and Palmyra uniforms. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

GurKhan18 Feb 2024 4:44 a.m. PST

There's a couple of mosaics from Palmyra that look as if they show heroes as cavalry officers see link

A painting from Dura showing the biblical story of Mordechai shows similar colours and has also been interpreted as a Palmyran leader picture

And the horsemen in the Battle of Eben-Ezer fresco at Dura are also sometimes thought to show Palmyran military dress link similar colours but without the braiding.

Palmyran sculpture shows a lot of heavily decorated clothing, but it's not clear how far down the social scale this would go.

Alans are probably anyone's guess much the same as other steppe nomads, probably. And of course not "uniforms" at all.

BOOFER20 Feb 2024 2:37 a.m. PST

GurKhan thank you for your reply.

Druzhina20 Feb 2024 4:45 a.m. PST
Druzhina20 Feb 2024 5:45 p.m. PST
BOOFER22 Feb 2024 2:38 a.m. PST

Druzhina thank you for the information.
Greatly appreciated.

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