Portrait of Khawwas-Khan, the Abyssinian, the commander in chief of Sultan Mahmud, the ruler of Bijapur

Khawwas-Khan, a dark-skinned man, is depicted up to his hips, facing to the right, holding his sword in his right hand and a flower in his left. Page 42 in the ‘Witsen-Album’, with 49 Indian miniatures of monarchs.

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