"Siege of Baghdad", Folio from a Dispersed copy of the Zafarnama (Book of Victories)

Author: Sharaf al-din 'Ali Yazdi (1424–54)
Calligrapher: Ya'qub ibn Hasan, known as Siraj al-Husaini
Artist: Painted by Unknown
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 839/A.D. 1435–36
Geography: Iran, Shiraz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Page: 13 1/8 x 9 11/16in. (33.4 x 24.6cm) Measurements of text page with r: 9 5/16 x 6 3/16in. (23.7 x 15.7cm) Measurements of miniature withou: 7 13/16 x 6in. (19.8 x 15.2cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967
Accession Number: 67.266.1

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