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    Cup & Talisman of Al'Akbar
    Posted on Wed, June 08, 2005 by Dongul
    saqurtmudyn writes "The greatest of gifts bestowed by the gods of the Paynims to their most devout servant, the Cup and Talisman of Al'Akbar were lost to the dim reaches of antiquity. But Al'Akbar's imams and caliphs still recount the beauty of these treasured items. Herein these revered artifacts are illustrated in stunning detail.

    Cup & Talisman of Al'Akbar
    By: saqurtmudyn
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    The images below are renditions of the fabled Cup and Talisman of Al'Akbar, respectively. The cup is based on a painting by Jeff Easley that graces the cover of the AD&D 1st Edition adventure I9 Day of Al'Akbar. The talisman is the artist's conception of the artifact.

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    Re: Cup & Talisman of Al'Akbar (Score: 1)
    by mortellan on Thu, June 09, 2005
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    Let me be the first to say these are truly wonderful illustrations. The subject matter is excellent and the level of detail shows that you put alot of heart into the project. That you rendered such a stunning Talisman from little reference also says alot to your work. Any chance we will see more GH related illustrations soon?

    Re: Cup & Talisman of Al'Akbar (Score: 1)
    by Spugnoir on Thu, June 09, 2005
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    These are fantastic, great job! I feel the need to start a new campaign now...

    Re: Cup & Talisman of Al'Akbar (Score: 1)
    by GVDammerung on Thu, June 16, 2005
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    WOW! Great images. They are beautiful! Great job!

    Re: Cup & Talisman of Al'Akbar (Score: 1)
    by Bugscuttle on Sun, September 04, 2005
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    I am new to this site, but I must say, OUTSTANDING job!!!  I have a cleric in my campaign who is just learning of the Cup and Talisman, and I think it will play heavily in his character development.  Dreams featuring the items will now have a frame of reference.  Thank you!!!

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