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"Bizhan Slaughters the Wild Boars of Irman", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
ca. 1300–30
Geography:
Iraq, possibly Baghdad
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Text block: 6 1/8 x 4 13/16 in. (15.6 x 12.3 cm) Painting: 2 1/8 x 4 13/16 in. (5.4 x 12.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.68.1
447794:3

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