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7 objects
S1986.172

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Kay Khusraw and Kay Kavus; verso: text: Afrasiyab captivated by Houm

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.172

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Kay Khusraw and Kay Kavus; verso: text, Afrasiyab captivated by Houm; four columns, twenty-three lines of text, one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text is set in gold, …

S1986.260

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Kay Kavus and his flying machine; recto: text: Kay Kavus’ flight to the sky

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.260

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, Kay Kavus’ flight to the sky, four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text, Kay Kavus and his flying machine; one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: The painting is set in …

S1986.127

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: Kay Kavus fighting with the King of Barbaristan (Barbary), battle of Kay Kavus and the King of Hamaveran; verso: Message of Kay Kavus to the King of Hamaveran: asking for Sudaba’s hand in marriage

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.127

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, headings in red; recto: text, Kay Kavus fighting with the King of Barbaristan (Barbary), battle of Kay Kavus and the King of Hamaveran; six columns, thirty-three lines of text; verso: illustration and text, Message of …

S1986.135

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Rustam before Kay Ka’us

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.135

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Rustam before Key Kaus; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; four columns of text; one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting and the text are set in gold, blue, and white rulings mounted on a gold-sprinkled paperboard.

F2006.7

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Kay Ka’us chained in a grotto by the white demon; verso: text, Ka’us sends a letter to Rustam the son of Zal and asks for help

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2006.7

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: Kay Ka’us chained in a grotto by the white demon, 4 columns, 6 lines of text, marginal writings; verso: text: Ka’us sends a letter to Rustam the son of Zal and …

F1940.20

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text, The departure of Ka’us and Kai Khusraw to the fire temple; verso: Shah Ka’us and Kay Khusraw approach the sacred fire

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1940.20

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: The departure of Ka’us and Kai Khusraw to the fire temple, 4 columns, 21 lines; verso: Illustration and text: Shah Ka’us and Kay Khusraw approach the sacred fire, 4 columns,10 lines. Border: The …

F1940.15

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka’us, Ka’us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1940.15

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: blank; verso: illustration and text: Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka’us, Ka’us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw, heading in gold, 6 columns, 18 line; one of a group of 2 folios. …