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Turkmen Illustration

The Battle of the Twelve Heroes

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


A larger image of The Battle of the Twelve Heroes, from the Turkmen 'Big Head' Shahnama, c.1494

Painting, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (24.13 x 15.24 cm). Iran, Gilan.
The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (M.75.24)

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