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Page of Calligraphy from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Object Name: Illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1330–40
Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper; cloth cover
Dimensions: Page: 8 x 5 1/8 in. (20.3 x 13 cm) Text block: 6 9/16 x 4 5/16 in. (16.6 x 11 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Bequest of Monroe C. Gutman, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.290.1

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