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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Mehr Hormozd kills Khusraw Parviz, The story of Shiruya and Shirin; verso: The story of Shiruya and Shirin

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Mehr Hormozd kills Khusraw Parviz, The story of Shiruya and Shirin; verso: The story of Shiruya and Shirin
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Date
circa 1600
Period
Safavid Period
Type
Manuscript
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 34.5 x 22 cm (13 9/16 x 8 11/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
S1986.227
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Iran