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>>1704 Sikh akālī
Subject:  ਨਿਹੰਗ nihang / ਅਕਾਲੀ akālī  'immortal' warrior saint
Culture: Punjabi Sikh
Setting: Sikh empire, Punjab 1704-1846
Objectchakkar quoit

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* Royal Armouries Museum > War Gallery
"Gilt quoit (chakram)  Indian, Lahore, 18th century" ...

​* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
"Pair of quoits (chakra)  Indian, Lahore, 18th century  One weapon which was peculiar to the Sikhs was the steel quoit (chakra). It has a sharp outer edge and was spun around on the finger and released to fly off in a given direction accurately." ...