Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Calligrapher: Bin Shams ad-Din Sheikh Muhammad
Artist: Ali Naqi
Artist: Aqa Nuyan
Artist: Ghulam Parmak
Artist: Fadl Ali
Artist: Mu’in
Artist: Muhammad Zaman (active 1649–1700)
Object Name: Illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 1074–79/A.D. 1663–69
Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 18 1/2 in. (47 cm) W. 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number: 13.228.17

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