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The Iranians place the Arab king Zahhak on the throne
 
USA
 
Washington, D.C., Freer Gallery of Art (in index)
 
F1923.5 - F1942.2 (in index)
 
4 - Jamshid (700 years)
 
The Iranians place the Arab king Zahhak on the throne
 
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Details
Title of Work:
Shahnama (Great Mongol)
Manuscript:
F1923.5 - F1942.2
Accession Number:
F1923.5
Scene:
The Iranians place the Arab king Zahhak on the throne
Rubric:
188
Dimensions (h x w):
243 x 197 mm
Format:
Rectangular within borders
Reconstructed Folio:
005r
Gregorian Date:
1335 (to 40)
School:
Tabriz
Last updated by:
sm2005
Date last updated:
2014-02-24 23:43
Record Status:
Ready to upload to website
 
Public Notes
Opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper. See the discussion by Grabar & Blair, pp. 58-9 (illustr. 1), and Soudavar, pp. 107-8 (fig. 6).

Editions
Mohl Bertel's Khaleghi- Motlagh Dabir-Siyaqi
Chapter Jamshid (700 years) Jamshid (192) Jamshid (149) Jamshid (227)
First Line 172 162
Break Line Before 194 171
Break Line After 212 188
Last Line 11 11
 
References
General Ref:
Grabar, O. & Blair, S. Epic images and contemporary history - The illustrations of the Great Mongol Shahnama. University of Chicago Press. Chicago. USA.
General Ref:
Soudavar, A. The saga of Abu-Sa`id Bahador Khan. The Abu-Sa`idname. (in Oxford Studies in Islamic Art) (ed. Raby, J. & Fitzherbert, T.) 12 (1997) pp. 95-218 Oxford University Press. Oxford. UK.
Dating Ref:
Grabar, O. & Blair, S. Epic images and contemporary history - The illustrations of the Great Mongol Shahnama. University of Chicago Press. Chicago. USA.
Style Ref:
Grabar, O. & Blair, S. Epic images and contemporary history - The illustrations of the Great Mongol Shahnama. University of Chicago Press. Chicago. USA.