Extremely elaborate Dastana (Arm Guard) featuring Qur’anic inscriptions and floral motifs incorporated into its gold decor. Mughal India, 18th century. [2749×4000]

Extremely elaborate Dastana (Arm Guard) featuring Qur’anic inscriptions and floral motifs incorporated into its gold decor. Mughal India, 18th century. [2749×4000]

“Jahangir’s Dream,” 1618 Mughal painting. The Mughal emperor Jahangir (right) embraces Persian emperor Abbas (left). Jahangir is drawn taller and better-dressed with paler skin, and stands on a lion. Abbas is drawn shorter with darker skin, looking up to Jahangir, and stands on a sheep. [2393×3536]

“Jahangir’s Dream,” 1618 Mughal painting. The Mughal emperor Jahangir (right) embraces Persian emperor Abbas (left). Jahangir is drawn taller and better-dressed with paler skin, and stands on a lion. Abbas is drawn shorter with darker skin, looking up to Jahangir,… Continue Reading

View of Badshahi Mosque (build in 1671 by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb) from Lahore fort build in 1566 by Mughal emperor Akbar. (Punjab, Pakistan) (3264×2448)

View of Badshahi Mosque (build in 1671 by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb) from Lahore fort build in 1566 by Mughal emperor Akbar. (Punjab, Pakistan) (3264×2448)