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"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

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 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. (20.6 x 13.4 cm) Painting: 1 5/8 x 4 3/16 in. (4.2 x 10.6 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Bequest of Monroe C. Gutman, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.290.26

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