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Colophon
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913 (13.228.11) Image © 2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Details
Accession Number:
13.228.11
Hijri Date:
996
Gregorian Date:
1587 (to nearest hijri year)
Ownership:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran
Calligrapher:
Shah Muhammad Sabzavari
Folios extant in ms.:
596
Estimated num folios in ms.:
598
Columns x Rows:
4 x 21
Page Size (h x w):
394 x 280 mm
Text Size (h x w):
305 x 190 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Sample Page Folio:
161v
Num Other Colophons:
596r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Truncated
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illustrations in ms:
43 ( 3 frontispiece(s) 35 Shahnama 2 Barzunama 3 other [ 3 ] )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2012-08-16 14:19
 
Project Notes
Good images at last received from MET, May 2012. Processed and entered by Naciem Nikkhah.

Still to check all copyright statements are updated.

 
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.
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Swietochowski, M.L. The Persian Manuscripts. (in Pages of Perfection) (ed. Petrosyan, Y.A. et al.) pp. 93-105 Lugano. Italy.
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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colophon
161v
sample page
Binding (1587)
Doublure (1587)
Doublure (1587)
f. 001r
Seals of ownership or library marks (1587)
f. 003v
Kayumars enthroned (1587)
f. 009v
The mobad interprets Zahhak's dream (1587)
f. 015r
Faridun brings Zahhak to Mount Damavand (1587)
f. 022r
The murder of Iraj (1587)
f. 032r
The Simurgh bids farewell to Sam's son (1587)
f. 049r
Sindukht meets Sam (1587)
f. 061v
Afrasiyab executes Nauzar (1587)
f. 067v
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1587)
f. 077v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1587)
f. 087v
Zal solves the riddles (1528)
f. 088v
Kay Kavus airborne (1587)
f. 103v
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1587)
f. 113v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1587)
f. 125r
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1587)
f. 139r
Guruy executes Siyavush (1587)
f. 154v
Giv captures Piran (1587)
f. 162v
Kay Khusrau receives Rustam and Zal (1587)
f. 177v
Piran attacks the Iranian camp at night (1587)
f. 201r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1587)
f. 213r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1587)
f. 222v
Rustam overthrows Puladvand (1587)
f. 232r
Garsivaz arrests Bizhan in Manizha's appartments (1587)
f. 243v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1587)
f. 258r
Scene from the Barzunama (1587)
f. 277r
Scene from the Barzunama (1587)
f. 294v
Scene from the Barzunama (1587)
f. 313r
Bizhan kills Human (1587)
f. 333v
Kay Khusrau mourns for Piran and the dead Turanians (1587)
f. 345r
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1587)
f. 369v
The execution of Garsivaz (1587)
f. 389r
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1587)
f. 417r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1587)
f. 442r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1587)
f. 462v
(1587)
f. 483r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1587)
f. 500r
Scene from the Bahmannama (1587)
f. 518r
(1587)
f. 555r
(1587)
f. 567r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1587)
f. 588r
Khizr at the Fountain of Life (1587)
f. 595r
Iskandar dies in Babylon (1587)