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Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Gudarz, on Behalf of Kaikaus, Does Battle with the Turanians

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Inscription

On front: Fragments of four columns of Persian text, obscured by the image and cut down at top and bottom. On back: Four columns of Persian text, cut off at top and bottom.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian or Persian, late 15th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

26.3 x 22.8 cm (10 3/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

15.7

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts