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"Gustaham Slays Lahhak and Farshidvard", 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:
Page: 8 1/16 x 5 1/4 in. (20.5 x 13.3 cm) Painting: 1 13/16 x 4 3/16 in. (4.6 x 10.6 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Bequest of Monroe C. Gutman, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.290.19
452644

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