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Firdawsi's "Shahnama": The Battle at Tus

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Inscription

On front: Fragments of four columns of Persian text, now cut off. On back: Four columns of Persian text, cut off at top and bottom.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian or Persian, late 15th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

22.6 x 21.9 cm (8 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1364

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts