Ancient Sikh Warrior Helmet and Weaponry..

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    Ancient era in India ended in the 6th century AD

    The Helmet probably belongs to the late medieval (1600s) or modern era 1700s
     
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    Medieval then :)
     
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    Chain Mail Suit - National Museum Delhi

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    Bazuband with attached dastaney - National Museum Delhi - with heavy koftgiri . Note the 'Kara' like raised part on the wrist.

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    A 'Chilta Hazaar Masha' - coat of a thousand nails. in this case fabric armour reinforced with plate armour studded with small rivets. - from the Wallace Collection London.

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    A Rajput 'Chilta Hazaar Masha' - velvet with floral plates.

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    18th century Horse armour

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    just amazing
     
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    Sikh armor has been heavily influenced by the Mughal armor.
     
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    Shot from the Golden Temple Exhibition in SOAS, London. The picture shows
    an 18th century armour worn by Sikh warriors. The exhibition is finishing
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