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The victory of Qutb ad Din Khan and Sharif Khan over Sultan Adam of Ghakkar, Punjab, 1563
from the Akbarnama


The elephants in the foreground are fully armoured, while those carrying drummers are unarmoured. The former seem to have scale armour or body protection and brigandine (quilt cloth with metal plates) for the head.
Outline by Tulsi, portraits by Sanwala, painting by Bhawani. V&A Museum.
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Mughal Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers in the Akbarnama