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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913 (13.228.14) © 2009 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Accession Number:
13.228.14
Gregorian Date:
1600
Origin:
Iran
Ownership:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Folios extant in ms.:
579
Estimated num folios in ms.:
580
Columns x Rows:
4 x 21
Page Size (h x w):
466 x 316 mm
Text Size (h x w):
305 x 193 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Truncated
Completion Status:
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Illustrations in ms:
32 ( 4 frontispiece(s) 26 Shahnama 2 Barzunama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2012-09-21 11:47
 
Project Notes
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References
General Ref:
Ruhrdanz, K. About a group of truncated Shahnamas: A case study in the commercial production of illustrated manuscripts in the second part of the sixteenth century. (in Muqarnas) 14 (1997) pp. 118-34 Brill. Leiden. Netherlands.
General Ref:
Norgren, J. & Davis, E. Preliminary index of Shah-nameh illustrations. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. USA.
General Ref:
Metropolitan Museum of Art The Museum System.
Dating Ref:
Jackson, A.V.W & Yohannan, A A Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts Presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, by Alexander Smith Cochran. New York. USA.
Origin Ref:
Swietochowski, M.L. New system. New York. USA.
Folio Ref:
Jackson, A.V.W & Yohannan, A A Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts Presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, by Alexander Smith Cochran. New York. USA.
Illustration Ref:
Jackson, A.V.W & Yohannan, A A Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts Presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, by Alexander Smith Cochran. New York. USA.
 
 
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Binding
Doublure (1600)
f. 001v
Illuminated title page (verso side) (1600)
f. 004v
Kayumars enthroned (1600)
f. 015v
Faridun brings Zahhak to Mount Damavand (1600)
f. 022v
The murder of Iraj (1600)
f. 032v
The Simurgh bids farewell to Sam's son (1600)
f. 052r
The birth of Rustam (1600)
f. 069v
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1600)
f. 080r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1600)
f. 106r
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1600)
f. 116r
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1600)
f. 145r
Guruy executes Siyavush (1600)
f. 168r
Kay Khusrau receives Rustam and Zal (1600)
f. 208r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1600)
f. 220r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1600)
f. 250v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1600)
f. 283r
Barzu's mother prevents Rustam from killing Barzu (1600)
f. 306r
Scene from the Barzunama (1600)
f. 320r
Bizhan brings Human's head back to the Iranian forces (1600)
f. 351r
Kay Khusrau kills Shida (1600)
f. 375r
The execution of Garsivaz (1600)
f. 419v
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar (1600)
f. 449r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1600)
f. 486r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1600)
f. 502v
Scene from the Bahmannama (1600)
f. 512r
Scene from the Bahmannama (1600)
f. 538r
Scene from the Bahmannama (1600)
f. 550r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1600)
f. 571r
Khizr at the Fountain of Life (1600)
f. 578r
Iskandar dies in Babylon (1600)