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"Bizhan Slaughters the Wild Boars of Irman", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1300–30
Geography: Iraq, possibly Baghdad
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Text block: 6 1/8 x 4 13/16 in. (15.6 x 12.3 cm) Painting: 2 1/8 x 4 13/16 in. (5.4 x 12.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number: 25.68.1

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