"Kai Kavus Attempts to Fly to Heaven", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: mid-15th century
Geography: India
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Image: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: Ink and gold on dyed paper
Dimensions: 6.5 in. high 7.50 in. wide (16.5 cm high 19.1 cm wide)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: The Grinnell Collection, Bequest of William Milne Grinnell, 1920
Accession Number: 20.120.239

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