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Manuchihr kills Tur in battle, Shahnama of 1371AD

Illustration of Timurid Soldiers


From a 1371 Shahnama of the Shiraz School. Hazine 1511, folio 10v, Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi Kutuphanesi, Istanbul.

Source: Plate 49 in: M. GORELIK, "Oriental Armour of the Near and Middle East from the Eighth to the Fifteenth Centuries as Shown in Works of Art", in: Islamic Arms and Armour, ed. ROBERT ELGOOD, London 1979
49 Miniature from Shāh-Nāmeh, Shiraz, c.1370-1371. (Topkapu Saray Museum. Hazine 1511)



Istanbul, Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi Kutuphanesi
Manuscript: H. 1511
Folio: 10v
Scene: Manuchihr kills Tur in battle
English Title: Manuchihr kills Tur
Dimensions (h x w): 70 x 75 mm
Format: Rectangular into the margins
Hijri Date: 772 Shawwal
Gregorian Date: 1371 May (to nearest hijri month)
School: Shiraz
Shahnama Project

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