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"Battle Between Iranians and Turanians", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Calligrapher: Muhammad al-Qivam al-Shirazi
(active ca. 1560s)

Illuminator: Muhammad ibn Taj al-Din Haidar Muzahhib Shirazi (active 1560s–80s)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: 1562–83
Geography: Iran, probably Shiraz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 17 x 10 1/8 in. (43.2 x 25.7 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952
Accession Number: 52.20.9a

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