Keywords: Mongol period (1220 - 1380)

84 objects
F1940.13

Bijan in bonds before Afrasiyab from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Bijan in bonds before Afrasiyab, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: unrelated text not following the recto, Capture of Caesar by Shapur, 6 columns, 31 …

F1940.12

Garsivaz prostrating himself before Siyavush in the presence of Rustam from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Garsivaz prostrating himself before Siyavush in the presence of Rustam, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: unrelated text not following the recto, Capture of Shapur …

F1935.24

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: text:; verso: illustration and text: Bahram Gur finds Jamshid’s treasure

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, titles in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: text, Bahram Gur reaches the miller’s daughter, six columns, 31 lines; verso: illustration and text, Bahram Gur finds Jamshid’s treasure, six columns, 15 lines; one of a …

F1935.23

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: Iskandar (Alexander) and the talking tree; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1935.23

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, titles in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Iskandar and the talking tree, six columns, 21 lines; verso: text unrelated to the recto, Jahan takes Afrasiyab’s message to Kay Khusraw, six columns, …

F1932.59

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 33:26-30

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al- Ahzab (the Combined forces) 33: part of verse 26, verses 27-29, and a few phrases of 30, recto begins with “wa qadhafa”, one column, 7 lines of text; verso: sura 33: 30, verso begins with “minkunna”, an inscribed shamsa in gold and blue …