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"Rustam Overpowers the King of Hamavaran", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author:
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
late 15th century
Geography:
Attributed to India
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Image: H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm) W. 7 in. (17.8 cm) Page: H. 12 in. (30.5 cm) W. 8 in. ( 20.3 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.160.2
Not on view
[ Léonce Rosenberg, Paris; until 1913; cat., 1913, no. 167?, to MMA]
Lexington, KY. International Museum of the Horse. "Gift from the Desert," June 1, 2010–October 15, 2010.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Mohammedan Manuscripts." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, old series, vol. 9 (1914). p. 160.



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