Ancient African Elites in India

Its construction was financed by the African nawab Sidi Surur II, formerly an officer.¬†The large, fortress-like structure erected on a knoll was the palace of the Nawab. It was built around 1707. The walls and floors of several rooms were decorated with colored glass.¬†About 4,000 Africans built the fortress of Colombo in the late 17th … Continue reading Ancient African Elites in India