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"Gustaham Kills Lahhak and Farshidvard", 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 3/16 x 5 in. (15.7 x 12.7 cm) Painting: 1 15/16 x 4 13/16 in. (4.9 x 12.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number: 69.74.4

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