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Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Sudabha's Trick: two dead babies of Ahreman and the witch are shown to Kai Kaus

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Inscription

Inscription in front: Four columns of Persian text, now obscured by image and cut off at top. Small inscription on throne. Inscription in back: Four columns of Persian text, cut off at top.

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

25.2 x 22.6 cm (9 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.12

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts