"Conquest of Baghdad by Timur", Folio from a Zafarnama (Book of Victories)

Author: Sharaf al-din 'Ali Yazdi (1424–54)
Artist: Painting by Unknown
Calligrapher: Ya'qub ibn Hasan, known as Siraj al-Husaini
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 839/A.D. 1435–36
Geography: Iran, Shiraz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 11 3/8 x 8in. (28.9 x 20.3cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number: 55.121.17

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