"Giv Avenges Bahram by Slaying Tazhav", Folio 248r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Artist: Painting attributed to Qadimi (active ca. 1525–65)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1525–30
Geography: Iran, Tabriz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 7 x W. 6 3/4 in. (H. 17.8 x W. 17.2 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 11/16 x W. 12 11/16 in. (H. 47.5 x W. 32.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.39

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