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Folio from a Shahnama [?] (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Battle scene
1525-1550

Mahmud Musawwir
Safavid period

Color and gold on paper
H: 32.2 W: 20.6 cm
Iran

F1954.4



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