Humayun finally defeated his rebellious brother Kamran in Kabul in 1553, in a battle that paved the way for his return. This painting was commissioned by Akbar c.1597, and is from the collection of the Aga Khan Museum (*more information*); click on the image for a large scan.

(downloaded Apr. 2011)

The Purana Qila contains a small octagonal pavilion popularly called the Sher Mandal, said to have been the place on the stairs of which Humayun fell to his death

(downloaded Nov. 2006)

== Indian Routes index == Indian Routes sitemap == Glossary == FWP's main page ==