"Alexander Visits the Sage Plato in his Mountain Cave", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi

Poet: Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (1253–1325)
Artist: attributed to Basawan (Indian, active ca. 1556–1600)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: 1597–98
Geography: India
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold on paper Margins: Gold on dyed paper
Dimensions: Page: 9 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (25.1 x 15.9 cm) Mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (48.9 x 36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number: 13.228.30

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