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Ilkhanid Illustration
Rustam and the Iranian Army Besiege the Fortress of Kafur the Cannibal.
[Gustaham besieges Kafur the Cannibal's fortress, then Rustam fights Kafur]
from the 1341 Inju Shahnama, Shiraz

Object Number: 1960.195
Title: Rustam and the Iranian Army Besiege the Fortress of Kafur the Cannibal (painting, recto; text, verso), folio from a manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi
Series/Book Title: Shahnama
Classification: Manuscripts
Work Type: manuscript folio
Date: 1341
Places: Creation Place: Middle East, Iran
Period: Inju period, 1303-1357
Culture: Persian
Physical Descriptions
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions: folio: 34.5 x 29.7 cm (13 9/16 x 11 11/16 in.)
Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Abby Aldrich Rockefelle
Source: Harvard Art Museums

Cambridge, Harvard University Art Museums
Title of Work: Shahnama (1341)
Manuscript: 1960.192-195, 2002.50.12
Accession Number: 1960.195
Chapter 13c - Rustam and the Khaqan-i Chin
Scene: Rustam fights Kafur the Cannibal
Dimensions (h x w): 112 x 237 mm
Format: Stepped within borders
Reconstructed Folio: 113r
Hijri Date: 741 Dhu'l-Qa'da 20
Gregorian Date: 1341 May 14
School: Inju'id Shiraz
Source: Shahnama Project

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