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>>1783 Sindi alighol
Subjectalighol warrior
Culture: Sindi
Setting: Sindh 18-19thc
Object: armor

* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
Steel, brass
Indian (Sind), 
late 18th-early 19th century
This distinctive armor, constructed of mail and steel plates decorated with embossed brass plaques, is thought to come from Sind, now a province of southern Pakistan.  The region was ruled by mirs of the Talpur family from 1783 until 1843, when it was taken over by the British." ...