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Persian mail and plate armor for horse and cavalry soldier, dating from 1450, this type of armor became the standard type of equipment for the heavy cavalry under the Timurids (1370-1506), the Mongol successor empire which ruled from Samarkand, and under the Ottoman Turks. These cavalry, armed with bow, sword and sometimes lance, were the main component of all medieval Islamic armies. the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Persian mail and plate armor for horse and cavalry soldier, dating from

Ottoman or mamluk chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry (sipahi) of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, in Europe the zischagge helmet was a Germanisation of the original Turkish name.

Turkish Empire (Ottoman Era) or Turkish Era of Mamelukes, Chichak Style

1066 - Battle of Hastings 1415 - Battle of Agincourt 1485 - Battle of Bosworth Field 1588 - 1645 - Battle of Nasby  - Tilbury - 1709 - Battle of Malplaquet 1916 - Battle of the Somme 1982 - Falklands War 2014 - Afghanistan, Helmand Province  History of war uniforms in one image.

Pretty cool quick visual reference: History of war uniforms in one image, - also look at the weapons- 500 yrs to develop a gun & then they just become more powerful with each passing century.

Ottoman armored boot, 16th century, steel plates connected by round riveted mail, height 415 mm, length 300 mmm, weight 2.85 kg. The plates covering the outside of the leg (the left) are extensively repairs and very little of the original remains. Royal Armouries.

Ottoman armored boot, century, steel plates connected by round riveted…

Mamluk / Ottoman krug, end of 15th century to early 16th century, Arabic inscription on back of armor, steel, gold, silver, mail, leather and fabric,

View Stock Photo of Arabic Inscription On Back Of Armor In Steel Gold Silver Chain Mail Leather And Fabric Mamluk And Ottoman Manufacturing End Of Century And Early Century.

Ottoman Troops: 1: Cavalryman with Tuğ;  2: Sipahi;  3: Janissary cavalryman;  4: Cavalryman with the banner of Hayreddin Barbarossa;  5: Light infantryman;  6: Deli cavalryman;  7: Heavy Sipahi trooper;  8: Maghrebi Arab with Adarga shield

Ottoman Troops: Cavalryman with Tuğ; Cavalryman with the banner of Hayreddin Barbarossa; Maghrebi Arab with Adarga shield

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