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"Rustam Shoots Isfandiyar in the Eye", 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, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: 1 3/4 x 2 in. (4.4 x 5.1 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts in memory of Richard S. Perkins, and funds from various donors, 2003
Accession Number: 2003.330.2

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