Gökberk Oğuz

Gökberk Oğuz

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Janissary cap, the second half of the 17th century. Museum of Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe Müzesi), Baden Germany.

Yeniçeri Börkü (Janissary Cap), the second half of the century. Museum of Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe Müzesi), Baden Germany.

Ottoman chichak type helmet, end of 17th century, steel, copper, leather, velvet and silk. Stibbert Museum.

Ottoman type chichak helmet, end of century, steel, copper, leather…

Ottoman Empire armor belonging to Sultan Mustafa III consisting of migfer (helmet), zirah (mail shirt), mail trousers, kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), shamshir (sabre), decorated with gold and encrusted with jewels, 18th century, exhibited in the Imperial Treasury of Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Ottoman Empire armor belonging to Sultan Mustafa III century, exhibited in Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Ottoman mail and plate armor for horse and soldier, this type of armor became the standard 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. Royal Armouries in Leeds, England

Back in the Ottoman Empire. Soliders would wear armor plated with gold and silver. While they would ride trained horses who listened to their rider only

Weapons collection, 14-16th c. Topkapi Museum, Egypt - Incorrectly assumed to be Ottoman, actually Mamluk.

*EGYPT ~ Weapons collection, c. Topkapi Museum, Egypt - Incorrectly assumed to be Ottoman, actually Mamluk.