Mughal Empire,India (1526-1674)

The Mughal Empire, self-designated as Gurkani, was an empire extending over large parts of the Indian subcontinent and ruled by a dynasty of Turkic-Mongol origin. Wikipedia Capitals: Lahore, Agra Founded: 1526 Government: Absolute monarchy
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Style: Mughal; Type: Elephants, birds, and flowers; Title: 'Two pigeons', north India, c. 1650

“ Two pigeons, Mughal, North India, c. A pair of Imperial Pigeons is shown against a plain ground. The male bird has gold rings on its legs, suggesting that these are prized birds in imperial possession. The sport of pigeon-flying.

Birds at Baran, possibly from the Babur-nama  late 16th century      Mughal dynasty    Color and gold on paper  H: 17.1 W: 9.5 cm  India

India - Birds at Baran, possibly from the Babur-nama - late century, Mughal dynasty

ca. 1650 Emperor Humayun seated in a landscape (detail), Mughal India, artist : Payag ca. 1595-1655. Son of Babar and father of Akbar,  Freer Sackler DC

1650 Emperor Humayun seated in a landscape (detail), Mughal India, artist : Payag ca. Son of Babar and father of Akbar, Freer Sackler DC

The Mughal emperor Akbar was a great patron of painting and under whose sponsorship painters had achieved great refinement. These artists had rendered exquisite detail of the Indian men and women and the costumes they wear. Here the three dancing ladies depict the exotic costumes used during the medieval period in India. One of these ladies is dressed in such a manner that we can say that she belongs to a royal family.

Akbarnama : Paintings of Mughal Costumes, Ornaments and Cultural History of India

The Mulahu is a giant hominid in the Ituri Forest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Italian explorer Attilio Gatti (right) led a search for it in the late 1930s. According to one account, he found large tracks and discovered black hairs in the hollow of a tree.

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In 1997, British travel writer Simon Chapman searched for the Mono Rey (the "monster of the Madidi") in northern Bolivia but found no compelling evidence. He heard a rumor that a living animal had been exhibited at the zoo in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

In British travel writer Simon Chapman searched for the Mono Rey (the "monster of the Madidi") in northern Bolivia but found no compelling evidence. He heard a rumor that a living animal had been exhibited at the zoo in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

In 1968, archaeologist Pino Turolla glimpsed two apelike creatures in the Venezuelan jungle.

In archaeologist Pino Turolla glimpsed two apelike creatures in the Venezuelan jungle.

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Zeb-un-Nisa was the eldest daughter of the last of the major Mughal rulers of India, Aurangzeb. She was a sufi, an influential personality in the palace and remained unmarried.

Mughal dynasty - Google Search

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