Magadhan and Mauryan Arms and Armour

Illustration

Dr Avantika Lal
by Dharma
published on 09 April 2018
Magadhan and Mauryan Arms and Armour

Details of what soldiers’ arms and armour as well as soldiers themselves in action would have looked like in the 5th century BCE. In all probability, this is how the Magadhan soldiers looked. Details taken from the “War over the Buddha’s Relics” sculpture. Location: South Gate (rear bottom architrave), Stupa no.1, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Dharma, . (2018, April 09). Magadhan and Mauryan Arms and Armour. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8567/

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