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"Bahram Gur in the Red Palace on Tuesday", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
(probably 1141–1217)

Calligrapher: Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536)
Calligrapher: Mahmud Muzahhib
Artist: Painting by Shaikh Zada
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Geography: present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in. (32.1 x 22.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number: 13.228.7.11

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