Keywords: Moses

4 objects

Folio from a Rawdat al-safa (Garden of felicity) by Mirkhwand (d. 1498); verso: Moses performing the miracle of the luminous hand before Pharaoh; recto: text

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Rawdat al-safa fi sirat al-anbiya’ wa-al -muluk wa-al-khulafa (Garden of purity on the lives of the prophets, kings, and caliphs) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, one column, twenty-five lines; verso: Moses performing the miracle of the luminous …


First volume of a Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami (died ca. 992-997)

Manuscript; Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami, volume I; Persian in black naskh script; headings in red; 193 folios and 3 end leaf with 1 unwan (folio 1verso), 30 paintings (1 recto, 14 verso, 37 verso, 42 verso, 47 verso, 54 verso, 62 verso, 68 verso, 75 verso, 79 verso, 83 verso, 90 verso, 107 …


Moses and the dragon

Lithograph; Moses and the dragon; texts in paisley motifs in Persian black nasta’liq script; one of a group of six folios.


Copy of The Gospel according to the four Evangelists

Two hundred and sixty-one parchment leaves written in angular erkat’agir (uncial). Initials, paragraphs, titles, arcades, and six miniatures in colors and gold. Volume in tooled leather binding with fourchee-like cross tooled on the front cover.