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"The Tortoise", Folio from an `Aja'ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini

Zakaria bin Muhammad bin Mahmud Abu Yahya Qazwini (ca. 1203–83)

Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
second half 16th century
Geography:
Iran, Khurasan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Page:H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) W. 5 1/2 in. (14.6 x 14 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) Frame: H. 21 3/4 in. (55.2 cm) W. 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935
Accession Number:
45.174.17
450599

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