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"Kai Khusrau, Farangis and Giv Crossing the River Jihun (Oxus)", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
mid-15th century
Geography:
India
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper Margins: Ink and gold on dyed paper
Dimensions:
7.37 in. high 7.62 in. wide (18.7 cm high 19.4 cm wide)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
The Grinnell Collection, Bequest of William Milne Grinnell, 1920
Accession Number:
20.120.241
447300

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