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"Rustam Slays Esfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Artist: Attributed to Mu'in Musavvir (active ca. 1630–97)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: 1666–67
Geography: Iran, Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 13.5 in. high 8.75 in. wide (34.3 cm high 22.2 cm wide)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Richard Ettinghausen, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.192.26

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