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"Alexander the Great and Dying Darius", Folio from a Majma' al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Histories) of Hafiz-i Abru

Hafiz-i Abru
(d. 1430)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1425
Geography: Afghanistan, Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on brownish paper
Dimensions: 17 x 13in. (43.2 x 33cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952
Accession Number: 52.20.3

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