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Rustam removes the stone from the mouth of Bizhan's pit
 
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Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum (in index)
 
Ms 311 (in index)
 
13e - Bizhan and Manizha
 
Rustam removes the stone from the mouth of Bizhan's pit
 
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Details
Manuscript:
Ms 311
Scene:
Rustam removes the stone from the mouth of Bizhan's pit
Dimensions (h x w):
195 x 185 mm
Format:
Irregular, random into the margins
Hijri Date:
1030
Gregorian Date:
1621 (to nearest hijri year)
School:
Astarabad ?
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
Record Status:
Ready to upload to website
 
Public Notes
The painting illustrates exactly the text at the point where it is placed, where Rustam is lifting the stone from the head of the pit.

Editions
Mohl Bertel's Khaleghi- Motlagh Dabir-Siyaqi
Chapter Bizhan and Manizha Bizhan and Manizha (1312) Bizhan and Manizha (1279) Bizhan and Manizha (1358)
First Line 1154 1085 1050 1114
Break Line Before 1154 1085 1050 1114
Break Line After 1154 1085 1050 1114
Last Line 1176 1107 1072 1136
 
References
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Style Ref:
Wormald, F. & Giles P.M. A descriptive catalogue of the additional illuminated manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum acquired between 1895 and 1979. 1 pp. 301-302 Cambridge. UK.