"Zal delivers Sam's letter to Manuchihr", 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. 1330–40
Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) W. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm) Page: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) W. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Bequest of Monroe C. Gutman, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.290.3

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