Rock paintings, or petroglyphs, depicting two fighting people. Found in the Tangri cave in the northern part of the Tien Shan mountain system. They belong to the Patriarchal period (over 4,000 BC).

Bronze saddle decor. The composition is the same on both sides of the saddle. Saxo-Scythian tribes. 5th century b.c.

Silver ladle with an ornament. Six scenes are depicted on the outside of the ladle, including one about Kurash. 5th century AD

Silver goblet with handle. Richly decorated in a miniature style. The surface of the handle is decorated with scenes of Kurash competitions. 5th century AD Found in the village of Chelak, near the city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan. It was first exhibited in the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, and is now in the German Historical Museum.

Wall painting depicting two Sogdian kurash wrestlers during a duel. Found in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. 7th century AD

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