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Ilkhanid Illustration
Arjasp's Horsemen Killing Luhrasp
[The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp]
Folio from the 'Second Small Shahnama' (Book of Kings) c.1300AD
Chapter 15 - Gushtasp (120 years)


A larger image of 'The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp', from the 'Second Small Shahnama' (Book of Kings) c.1300 AD


Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the 'Second Small Shahnama' of Firdawsi (d. 1020)

Medium: Ink, opaque watercolors and gold on paper
Dates: ca. 1300
Dynasty: Ilkhanid Mongol
Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 5 1/8 in. (17.2 x 13.0 cm)
Accession Number: 86.227.131.1a-b
Credit Line: Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
Source: Brooklyn Museum



New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art
Manuscript: 36.239, 86.227.130.1a-b, 86.227.130.2a-b, 86.227.131.1a-b, 86.227.131.2a-b
Accession Number: 86.227.131.1a-b
Chapter 15 - Gushtasp (120 years)
Scene: The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp
Dimensions (h x w): 43 x 120 mm
Format: Rectangular within borders
Gregorian Date: 1300 (circa)
School: Baghdad?
Source: Shahnama Project



Another folio from this Shahnama: Isfandiyar fights the Turanians
Back to the 'Second Small Shahnama' (Book of Kings), Ilkhanid Persia, c.1300AD