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Page of Calligraphy from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1610
Geography: India, Deccan, Bijapur
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 8 x 4 3/4in. (20.3 x 12.1cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Wendy Findlay, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.354.2

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