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Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Sam Kisses the Feet of King Minuchihr (?)

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Inscription

Inscription in 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

19.6 x 20 cm (7 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1361

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts