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"Bahram Chubina Kills the Lion-Shaped Ape Monster", 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: Text block: 6 5/16 x 5 in. (16 x 12.7 cm) Painting: 1 15/16 x 5 1/2 in. (5 x 14 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number: 69.74.2

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