HBO posts rare behind-the-scenes photo from Game of Thrones

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After a long period of silence, HBO has been more generous with the Game of Thrones images of late, probably to keep interest high ahead of the prequel(s).

The official Game of Thrones Instagram account has millions of followers, but since the show ended two years ago, they’ve rarely gotten any updates. The series is over, after all. What’s there to post?

Well, starting around the show’s 10-year Iron Anniversary, the account has been groaning back to life, with fans treated to proprietary viewing guides as well as sneak peeks at the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon. And now, it’s dropped a behind-the-scenes image from the original series, showing us Maisie Williams in costume as Arya Stark ready to dice someone up:

If I’m not mistaken, this is from season 3, when Arya was traveling with Gendry and Hot Pie after leaving Harrenhal — the hair and height look about right. It’s hard to tell by the clothes alone since Arya didn’t have a chance to change for a while there.

HBO was very guarded about behind-the-set pics while the show was going on, but it’d be cool if they share more photos like this now that the series is done and dusted. And of course, they want to keep interest high in the Game of Thrones Extended Universe (or whatever they end up calling it) ahead of all the prequel shows in development:

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