The greatest wall you’ve never heard of: Mesmerising mosaics hidden in Pakistan’s Lahore Fort

The Picture Wall of Lahore Fort goes up for 17 metres and reaches across 450 metres – making it the biggest mural in the world. It was commissioned by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1624 and constructed using a Persian technique called Kashi Kari. But despite this Middle Eastern influence, Simon Schama sees it as a glorious hybrid. “There are angels from Europe. Chinese dragons even make an appearance. There are royal hunts and epic battles. History, mythology, birds and beasts – the whole world as Jahangir understood it is on display.” More here.

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