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"Alexander and the Circle of Seven Sages", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)

Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
15th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 11 1/2 in. (29.4 cm) W. 8 3/8 in. (21.4 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number:
13.228.9.2
455025

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