Iron Power - India’s Biggest Cannon

One of the metallurgical wonders of India and a masterpiece of medieval weaponry this great cannon of Bijapur is still called the Malik-i-Maidan or the ‘Lord of the Battlefield’.
Weighing a whopping 55 tons, the massive cannon is 8.5 meters long and 1.5 meters in diameter. The muzzle of the cannon is shaped like a lion or a dragon swallowing an elephant in its jaws.

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