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open Armenia 1 1 62 62
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 4 37 63 9 27 17 6 2 2
open Denmark 2 38 75 6 16 31 16 2 4
open Egypt 1 7 237 70 72 49 14 11 20 1
open France 9 62 1005 10 190 280 285 85 108 47
open Georgia 2 12 73 1 15 44 13
open Germany 10 49 1236 41 182 340 425 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
close India 36 117 3065 74 379 402 739 91 1079 17 284
close Aligarh, Maulana Azad Library open 10 102 4 12 86
close Alwar, Government Museum open 3 196 11 15 170
close Amritsar, Kasla College open 2 0
Baroda, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery open 0 0
Chandigarh, Chandigarh Museum open 0 0
close Chandigarh and Patiala , State Archives open 3 0
close Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh State Museum open 1 4 4
Hyderabad, Birla Museum open 0 0
close Hyderabad, Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, Hyderabad open 1 1 1
close Hyderabad, The Salar Jung Museum open 8 298 48 221 19 10
close Hyderabad, Telangana Government Oriental Mss Library & Res. Inst. open 5 101 55 46
open 1335 open 55 55
open 1871 open 2 2
close   History 212 open 44 44
003r Kayumars enthroned open              
004r Hushang enthroned open              
004v Tahmuras enthroned open              
005r Jamshid enthroned open              
008r Zahhak enthroned open              
013r Faridun enthroned open              
031r The murder of Iraj open              
035r Manuchihr kills Tur in battle open              
036v Manuchihr kills Salm open              
038r Manuchihr enthroned open              
040r The Simurgh brings Zal to Sam open              
055r The birth of Rustam open              
058v Zav, son of Tahmasp, enthroned open              
063r Afrasiyab executes Nauzar open              
064v Zav, son of Tahmasp, enthroned open              
065r Garshasp enthroned open              
067r Kay Qubad enthroned open              
067v The combat between Rustam and Afrasiyab open              
070v Kay Kavus enthroned open              
073v Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
074r Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch open              
084r Kay Kavus airborne open              
097r Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
105r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
111v Siyavush sends a message to Afrasiyab open              
125r Guruy executes Siyavush open              
140r Kay Khusrau enthroned open              
147r Farud kills Zarasp open              
155r Gudarzian fighting open              
171v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
188v Kay Khusrau receives Rustam after he has killed Akvan Div open              
190v Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
206r Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
208r Rustam comes before Kay Khusrau after returning with Bizhan open              
215v Scene from the Barzunama open              
238r Scene from the Barzunama open              
242r Scene from the Barzunama open              
246r Scene from the Barzunama open              
257r Bizhan kills Human open              
270r The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
282r Kay Khusrau kills Shida open              
285v Kay Khusrau kills Aila open              
299r Afrasiyab rises from the water as Garsivaz is tortured open              
300r The execution of Afrasiyab open              
open Tarikh 1230 open 0
open Tarikh 38 open 0
close Jaipur, City Palace Museum open 1 0
close Kolkata, Asiatic Society of Bengal open 1 0
close Kolkata, Indian Museum open 5 14 12 1 1
close Kolkata, National Library open 2 45 37 8
close Kolkata, Victoria Memorial Hall open 1 0
close Lucknow, Lucknow Museum open 2 0
close Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya open 3 10 4 6
close Mumbai (Bombay), Hakim Collection open 1 0
close Mumbai (Bombay), The K.R. Cama Oriental Institute open 7 326 46 186 83 11
close New Delhi, National Archives open 1 13 13
close New Delhi, National Museum open 16 559 193 42 78 234 12
close Patna, Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library open 21 999 28 127 244 97 7 472 17 7
close Rampur, Rampur Raza Library open 10 318 55 66 197
close Secunderabad (Haydarabad), R.K. Tanden Collection open 2 0
Thanjavur Mhraja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal Library, Mahal Campus, Thanjavur 613009, Tamilnadu, India , Royal Palace Library open 0 0
close Vadoda, Baroda Museum open 4 0
close Vadoda, Baroda Oriental Institute open 1 0
close Varanasi, Bharat Kala Bhavan open 2 16 4 10 2
close Varanasi, Central Library, Benares Hindu University open 4 63 63
open Iran 19 100 2225 4 144 740 344 106 653 234
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 631 108 62 144 151 106 58 2
open Israel 2 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 334 1 16 90 176 51
open Kuwait 2 18 58 9 36 1 1 2 9
open Malaysia 2 4 18 2 15 1
open Netherlands 1 1 20 20
open Pakistan 17 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 167 6 10 18 133
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1148 53 149 202 450 162 131 1
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 129 630 45 151 195 97 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 81 1285 140 595 468 79 3
open UK 27 336 4411 36 750 1185 1072 421 745 12 186
open USA 44 418 3381 298 283 723 989 260 682 33 111
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 10 512 406 48 51 7
open private collections 14 43 240 121 8 21 80 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0