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96 objects
S1986.388

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: The beginning of the Shahnama of Hakim Firdawsi; verso: last section of Baysunghuri preface

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.388

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black and white nasta’liq script; recto: last section of Baysunghuri preface, one column, nineteen lines of text, ; verso: Sarlawh, text, the beginning of the Shahnama of Hakim Firdawsi, headings in white, four columns, twenty lines of text. …

S1986.210

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Siyawush’s ordeal by fire

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.210

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Siyawush’s ordeal by fire; fragment of a sarlawh in Persian white nasta’liq script from the Haft Paykar of Nizami has been pasted to this painting. Border: The painting is set in gold, blue, and black rulings mounted on a paperboard with …

S1986.196.3

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: preface, left-hand half of a double page frontispiece; verso: sarlawh and text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.196.3

Detached bifolio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in white; recto: left-hand half of a double page frontispiece, detached from the facing folio (S1986.196.2), preface; verso: sarlawh, twenty-one lines; obliterated seal; one of a group of twenty-five folios.

S1986.192.2

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Luhrasp enthroned, left-hand half of a double-page; verso: text: Gushtasp angered at Luhrasp

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.192.2

Detached bifolio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, detached from the facing folio (S1986.192.1), Luhrasp enthroned; verso: text, Gushtasp angered at Luhrasp, heading in white outlined in black, four columns, twenty-five lines of …