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"Bahram Gur Slays the Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: second half 17th century
Geography: Iran, Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 1.06 in. high 4.37 in. wide (19.5 cm high 11.1 cm wide)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Richard Ettinghausen, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.192.22

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