Keywords: Mongol period (1220 - 1380)

84 objects
F1929.38

Piran welcomed by Prince Siyavush from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/F1929.38

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script; recto: illustration, Piran welcomed by Prince Siyavush, 6 columns, 20 lines; verso: text, Afrasiyab tossed a ball in a game of polo, 6 columns, 31 lines; one of a group of 41: the manuscript (F 1930.1) …

F1929.35

Rustam slaying the white elephant with a single blow from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/F1929.35

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: Rustam slaying the white elephant with a single blow, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: text, Rustam going to Mount Sipand, Rustam writing a letter announcing his victory to …