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"Iskandar Slays the Habash Monster", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author:
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
ca. 1330–40
Geography:
Iran, probably Isfahan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Painting: 1 15/16 x 4 5/16 in. (4.9 x 10.9 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gifts in memory of Richard S. Perkins, and funds from various donors, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.330.3
Not on view
[ Bashir Mohamed Ltd, London, until 2003; sold to MMA]
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