"Timur before Battle", Folio from a Dispersed Copy of the Zafarnama (Book of Victories) of Sharaf al-din Yazdi

Author: Sharaf al-din 'Ali Yazdi (1424–54)
Calligrapher: Ya'qub ibn Hasan, known as Siraj al-Husaini
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 839/A.D. 1436
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 8in. (29.2 x 20.3cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number: 55.121.16

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