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sep 28, 1330 - Bahram Gur Fights the Karg, folio from the Great Il-Khanid Shahnama

Description:

1330-1340 CE
Ink and opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
Islamic; Persian
• Illuminated manuscript from stories of Shahnama (Persian book of Kings)
• Shahnama chronicles the history of Persia before Islam
• Symbolizes rule
• Bahram Gur- King, noble, great hunter
• Picture book, origins of story telling contained 280 folios
• Influences of China in the design

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

sep 28, 1330
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~ 688 years ago

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