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"Bahram Gur Slays the Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author:
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
second half 17th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, Isfahan
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
1.06 in. high 4.37 in. wide (19.5 cm high 11.1 cm wide)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Ettinghausen, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.192.22
Not on view
[ H. P. Kraus, New York]; Richard Ettinghausen, Princeton, NJ (until 1975; gifted to MMA)
Mohl, Jules, ed. Le Livre des Rois. Vol. I. Paris, 1876. p. 32.



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