"Kai Khusrau, Gudarz and Giv Capturing the Demon's Fortress, Bahman (?)", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1430–40
Geography: India
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 7.62 in. high 7.75 in. wide (19.4 cm high 19.7 cm wide)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: The Grinnell Collection, Bequest of William Milne Grinnell, 1920
Accession Number: 20.120.243

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: