"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: India
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm) W. 73/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.160.2

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