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Firdawsi's Shahnama: Battle Scene

Inscription

Inscription in front: Four columns of Persian text, plus chapter heading in gold: "Zafar Yaflan-I-Iranian Va Kurakhalan-I-Afrasiyab". Inscription in back: Four columns of Persian text

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Later Mughal period, 18th century

Object Place

Northern India

Accession Number

15.16

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings