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Battle Scene
Shahnama, India or Persia, late 15th century

A larger image of this Battle Scene, Shahnama, India or Persia, late 15th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 15.11.

Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Battle Scene
Indian or Persian
late 15th century
Object Place: Northern India
DIMENSIONS: 22.2 x 20.8 cm (8 3/4 x 8 3/16 in.)
MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
CLASSIFICATIONS: Books and manuscripts
Provenance: Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.
Source: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA.

Probably from the same manuscript: Battle between Turanians and Iranians, Timurid Shahnama, India, late 15th century

See also Rustam Kills the Turanian Hero Alkus with his Lance, Jainesque Shahnama, 1450. David Collection, Denmark.
and Gudarz Slays Piran, Shahnama, Sultanate of Delhi, 14th-15th century. Harvard Art Museums 1919.137.

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