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"Rustam Slays Esfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Artist:
Attributed to Mu'in Musavvir (active ca. 1630–97)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
1666–67
Geography:
Iran, Isfahan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
13.5 in. high 8.75 in. wide (34.3 cm high 22.2 cm wide)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Ettinghausen, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.192.26
452767

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