Gudarz Slays Piran
Shahnama, Sultanate of Delhi, 14th-15th century

Object Number: 1919.137
People: Unknown Artist
Title: Gudarz Slays Piran, Illustrated folio from a manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi
Classification: Manuscripts
Date: 14th-15th century
Creation Place: South Asia, India
Period: Sultanate period
Culture: Indian

Physical Descriptions
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions: 17.8 x 18.3 cm (7 x 7 3/16 in.)
Provenance: Wetzel acquired it from Rosenberg in Paris, 1914 (Ham Archives, Wetzel bequest).

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Hervey E. Wetzel
Accession Year: 1919

See also Illustrations of Sultanate of Delhi soldiers of 1450:
Rustam Kills the Turanian Hero Alkus with his Lance
Gushtasp Slays the Dragon
Rustam Grieving for His Son
Siyavash faces Afrasiyab across the Jihun River
Siyavash is Pulled from His Bed and Killed

Indian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers

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