"How Rustam Found a Spring", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

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 1/16 x 4 13/16 in. (15.4 x 12.2 cm) Painting: 1 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (4.5 x 8.5 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number: 69.74.8

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