The Guns of Tipu Sultan of Mysore

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A unique blunderbuss that belonged to Tipu Sultan is on display at the Islamic Art Museum Malaysia. Let us understand more on the blunderbuss through this quiz.

  • 1
    Tipu Sultan of the Kingdom of Mysore is among the pre-eminent sultans of Southern India.
  • 2
    Blunderbuss is a long firearm which is flared at the muzzle.
  • 3
    Tipu Sultan adopted lion as the symbol of his rule.
  • 4
    Tipu Sultan owned 11 armories
  • 5
    The blunderbuss also displays talismanic charms
  • 6
    Tipu Sultan adopted the tiger as the symbol of his rule
  • 7
    The gun's barrel is decorated with zebra stripes and decorated with gold koftgari.
  • 8
    Tipu Sultan adopted tiger motif in the decoration of his swords hilt and on the blade in form of gold inlays
  • 9
    Tipu Sultan was a skilled war tactician
  • 10
    Tipu Sultan was titled " The Tiger of Mysore"

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