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Ilkhanid Illustration
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt
Folio from the 'Second Small Shahnama' (Book of Kings) c.1300AD
Chapter 11 - Kay Qubad (100 years)



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

Geneva, Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Title of Work: Shahnama (Second Small)
Manuscript: Ir.M. 1/B
Scene: Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt
Dimensions (h x w): 46 x 118 mm
Format: Rectangular within borders
Gregorian Date: 1300 (circa)
School: Baghdad ?
Opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper
Manuscript: Ir.M. 1/B
Source: Shahnama Project



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