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"Zal is Restored to his Father Sam by the Simurgh", 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: 6 5/16 x 4 15/16in. (16 x 12.5cm) Miniature dimensions: 2 1/16 x 4 3/4in. (5.2 x 12.1cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number: 69.74.1

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