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“The Peacock Throne (Hindustani: मयूर सिंहासन تخت طاؤس: Mayūr…

“The Peacock Throne (Hindustani: मयूर सिंहासन تخت طاؤس: Mayūr Singhāsana, Persian: تخت طاووس‎, Takht-i Tāvūs) was a famous jeweled throne that was the seat of the Mughal emperors of India. It was commissioned in the early 17th century by emperor Shah Jahan and was located in the Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audiences) in the Red Fort of Delhi. The original throne was subsequently captured and taken as a war trophy in 1739 by the Persian king Nadir Shah,
and has been lost ever since. A replacement throne based on the
original was commissioned afterwards and existed until the Indian War of
Independence in 1857.”

(Source: Wikipedia)

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