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Know India's most valuable historical artefacts lying abroad

New Delhi: India has always been the home of gorgeous art work. Peeping back into the past, India's historical background has always been studded with jewels.And it is known all over the world that people

India TV News Desk [ Updated: October 31, 2014 10:53 IST ]
know india s most valuable historical artefacts lying abroad
know india s most valuable historical artefacts lying abroad

New Delhi: India has always been the home of gorgeous art work. Peeping back into the past, India's historical background has always been studded with jewels.

And it is known all over the world that people have been attracted to posses them. Numerous Indian historical artifacts have lured people across the world and as a result many of these artifacts can be found across the borders.

Let's take a look at the historical belongings of India lying abroad:

Shivaji's Sword


Known as the father of the Indian Navy, Chhatrapati Shivaji was the great warrior of 17th century, born in India. He revolutionized the traditional Maratha weapons and contributed in the victory of Maratha's. Shivaji gave Maratha's some of the finest swords like no other in the rest of the world.

One of the finest swords of Shivaji Maharaj is now in London, in Royal Collection Trust of Royal family of Britain. This sword was presented by Shivaji IV of Kolhapur to Prince of Wales in 1875 AD.

Some of the famous contemporary paintings of Shivaji is in London, depicting the great Maratha warrior with the sword.

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