Illustration of Central Asian Soldiers

'Timur Hunting' from a Zafarnama
(Book of Victories) of Sharaf al-din 'Ali Yazdi (1424-54)



Identification and Creation

Object Number: 1965.477
People: Unknown Artist
Title: Timur Hunting, folio from a manuscript of the Zafarnama
Book Title: Zafarnama
Classification: Manuscripts
Work Type: manuscript folio
Date: 16th century
Creation Place: Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Culture: Persian

Physical Descriptions
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions: 21.5 x 12.7 cm (8 7/16 x 5 in.)

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year: 1965
Source: Harvard Art Museums



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