The Fall of Gurjang

Aisha, Age 14

  • Painting
  • Oil paint on canvas
  • A2 portrait

This work depicts a war method used by the Mongols during the rule of the Mongol Empire involving the breaking of dams in order to flood land, so that it could be redrawn on their maps. The city of Gurjang was one of the very few examples of this ancient war method.