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What type of crowns did Hindu kings wear before the arrival of Muslim kings?


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The old Indian rulers called a head crown as a Mukut and it would generally comprise of a brilliant fancy headgear like an oval cap with diamonds.
Current diversion of Mukut
In some cases it would likewise incorporate a corona hover to show the godliness of the ruler  
Sculpture of Lord shri Ram with a mukut having a sun.
(As it was viewed as that lords were arrangement by the divine beings themselves. Model the lords of mewar believed themselves to be the 'Diwan of eklingji')
However, much of the time not many Mukut with corona impact have been found.
They were generally utilized in artworks for the portrayal of God's and gods.
Samudragupta in the gupta time coin. You can see the cap like headwear on him.
Till gupta time the strong brilliant head wear was utilized in many days of the ruler.
However, since the beginning of eighth century it decreased in use and was presently utilized distinctly as a formal headwear.
Maharaj Dahir of Sindh.
Though prior the Maharaja needed to wear the mukut at whatever point his court was in meeting.
Still mukut was being utilized conspicuously for formal exercises till ongoing occasions.
A Nepali tantric preist Mukut. As of late unloaded. In any case, as times past the style of headwear likewise changed.  
Representation of Sri Krishna Dev Raya
The lords generally wore turbans appointed with pearls and jewels while seldom anybody wore a genuine Mukut after sixteenth century.
  • Gajapati kapilendra deva.
  • Maharana Kumbha of Mewar.  
  • Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.  
As should be obvious, seldom any ruler wore the previously mentioned Mukut.
The Afghans actually had their crown which was a blend of Indian and European style yet that too was simply stately.

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