African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Mughal Empire in India

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ unknown  dead elephant
Govardhan (attributed to), circa 1616. Jahangir period, Mughal, India.<br />
William K Ehrenfeld collection, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
Govardhan (attributed to), circa 1616. Jahangir period, Mughal, India. William K Ehrenfeld collection, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:unknown, unknown age, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Death location: India unspecified location
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mughal Empire, in India

Date of arrival

Mughal Empire
from Africa unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2023-08-20: Name, text, source updated

Latest document update2023-08-20 12:06:07
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† unknown is a dead unknown African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Mughal Empire, in India, .


unknown was born wild at Africa unspecified location.

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This African elephant is known from a Mughal Empire painting dated ca 1616.

Professor Emeritus William K Ehrenfeld was medical doctor and a collector of Indian art, making frequent trips to India and London to expand his collection. It eventually became known around the world as the Ehrenfeld Collection.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). unknown, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Mughal Empire in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16943. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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