Safe Conduct Pass
Safe Conduct Pass (Paiza) with Inscription in Phakpa Script, late 13th century, China. Metropolitan Museum of Art,

New Sources for 7th Grade World History

Students in 7th grade often read in their textbooks that the Mongols were the terrifying conquerors of the largest land empire in world history.  But look at these three representations of Mongols. 

3 Images of Mongols
Image 1: Kublai Khan and  His Empress:; Image 2: Watercolour of Genghis Khan:; Image 3: The Tartars Carrying the Head of Heinrich:'s-soul-carried-to-heaven-silesian-1353/?dz=0.7897,0.7897,0.79.  For complete citation information see Inquiry Set: