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"Nushirvan Eating Food Brought by the Sons of Mahbud", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: 1330s
Geography: Iran, Tabriz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Page: H. 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm) W. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm) Painting: H. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm) W. 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm) Mat: H. 22 in. (55.9 cm) W. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952
Accession Number: 52.20.2

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