"Yazdegird I Kicked to Death by the Water Horse", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1300–30
Geography: Northwestern Iran or Baghdad
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm) W. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) Page: H. 14 in. (35.6 cm) W. 10 13/16 in. (27.5 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Cora Timken Burnett Collection of Persian Miniatures and Other Persian Art Objects, Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956
Accession Number: 57.51.33

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