Thursday, May 07, 2009

Mendha Tope (Cannon)

It is in Daulatabad fort, Maharashtra. The real name of this excellent cannon, according to inscription on it, is KILA-SHIKAN-TOPE ie the fort breaker canaon.

There are other two names on it. One mentions the name of Aurangazeb and other speak about it's maker Mohammad hasan Amale Arab.