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Turkmen Illustration

Bizhan Brings Back the Head of Human

Folio from the Turkmen "Big Head" Shahnama, c.1494


Painting, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, 13 11/16 x 9 5/8 in. (34.77 x 24.45 cm). Iran, Gilan.
The Edwin Binney, 3rd, Collection of Turkish Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (M.85.237.71)

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