Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Gudarz, Iranian Hero, Slaying Piran, Turanian Hero

Indian or Persian
late 15th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

23 x 21.4 cm (9 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.10

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

On front: Fragments of Persian text at top and bottom, now obscured by image. On back: Four columns of Persian text, cut off at top and bottom.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection