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Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper
Page: 20.5 x 12.4 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Text field: 13.3 x 6.8 cm (5 1/4 x 2 11/16 in.)
Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection 2013.283.2.a
This page of text from the jewel-like copy of the Shah-nama made in the southern Indian city of Bijapur describes the events leading to Rustam’s accidental slaying of his own son Suhrab. The larger text in red is a chapter heading, which reads: “The single combat between Rustam and Suhrab once more.”
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