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"Rustam is Thrown into the Sea by the Div Akvan", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

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, gold, and silver on paper
Dimensions:
Painting: H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm) W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) Page: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) W. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Bequest of Monroe C. Gutman, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.290.17
452642

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