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"Iskandar Kills the Monster of Habash," From a Book of Kings (Shahnama)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1300–30
Geography: Northwestern Iran or Baghdad
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm) W. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) Page: H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) W. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number: 69.74.5

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