HYDERABAD, January 30: In a rare discovery, the archaeology and museums department, found a six-foot long 17th century cannon on the banks of Musi, on Thursday.
The cannon was found on the river bank near a residential area by the east zone task force police team. Authorities in the museums department said that the 17th century cannon is in a good condition.
According to experts, the cannon is from the Delhi Sultanates army and it might have been used when the Sultanates attacked the Warangal Fort, which was under the Kakatiyas.
The cannon, which has a four-inch mouth and is made of bronze was used by several rulers, including the Qutub Shahis of Hyderabad between the 14th and 20th century.