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"Alexander and the Circle of Seven Sages", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
(probably 1141–1217)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: 15th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 11 1/2 in. (29.4 cm) W. 8 3/8 in. (21.4 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number: 13.228.9.2

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