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Title

recto: Kay Khusrau, Farangis and Giv cross the River Jihun verso: four columns of text written in nasta'liq script. Folio from the Shahnameh (Book of kings)

circa 1590

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Titles
    Kay Khusraw crossing the River Jihun (recto) part of the text of the Shah-nama (verso)
    verso: Leaf from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi, 'Shahnama'
    Place where the work was made
    Iran
    Date
    circa 1590
    Media categories
    Miniature , Manuscripts
    Materials used
    gouache and gold leaf on paper
    Dimensions
    23.5 x 17.5 cm
    Credit
    Bequest of Miss G. Griffith 1968
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    EP2.1968
    Copyright

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Iran

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications