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Colophon Page from Iskandarnama Manuscript

Abu Turab Mun'im al-Din
Object Name:
Folio from a non-illustrated manuscript
dated A.H. 912/ A.D. 1507
Attributed to Iran
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian, 1994
Accession Number:
1997.296a, b
Not on view
Signature: Signed and dated on colophon: 29th of Ramazan, 912 (A.D. 1507, February 16) by (the calligrapher) Abu Turab Mun'im al-Din.
Adrienne Minassian, New York (until d. 1994; bequeathed to MMA)
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