"The Combat of Rustam and Puladvand", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

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: Page: 8 1/16 x 5 5/16 in. (20.5 x 13.5 cm) Painting: 1 5/8 x 4 1/8 in. (4.2 x 10.4 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Bequest of Monroe C. Gutman, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.290.15

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