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Firdawsi's "Shahnama": The Court of Bilqis (Queen of Sheba)

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Provenance

By 1960, John Goelet, Cambridge, MA; 1960, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 11, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Persian, Safavid, third quarter of the 16th century

Object Place

probably Shiraz, Iran

Dimensions

38.5 x 25.5 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.637

Medium or Technique

Opaque color, ink, and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts