Silver Drinking Tree, Karakorum

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Mark Cartwright
by Mathieu-Richard-Auguste Henrion
published on 23 September 2019
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An illustration of the fabled silver drinking tree in the palace of Ogedei Khan (r. 1229-1241 CE) at Karakorum, then capital of the Mongol Empire (1206-1368 CE). The tree served many different alcoholic drinks from its various spouts. (From "Missions Catholiques' vol 1.33, plate vii)

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Henrion, M. (2019, September 23). Silver Drinking Tree, Karakorum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11254/silver-drinking-tree-karakorum/

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Henrion, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste. "Silver Drinking Tree, Karakorum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Sep 2019. Web. 14 Jun 2021.