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jan 1, 1335 - Bahram Gur Fights the Karg, folio from the Great Il-Khanid Shahnama

Description:

Ink and opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
Islamic; Persian
Book illumination from one of the stories of the Shahnama (Persian book of kings)
Karg - described as a rhinoceros or a wolf or a combination of the two
Book illustration thrived during the Ilkhanid period. (1256-1353)
about 280 folios (pages)
Calligraphy also surrounds the illustration

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Date:

jan 1, 1335
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~ 684 years ago

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