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Colophon
© The Gulistan Palace Museum, Tehran.
Details
Accession Number:
Ms 2173
Hijri Date:
847 Safar 29
Gregorian Date:
1443 July 6
Origin:
Shiraz
Ownership:
Formerly ms. 475.
Calligrapher:
Muhammad b. Muhammad 'Ali Hanafi Shushunaqi
Folios extant in ms.:
551
Estimated num folios in ms.:
551
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
263 x 175 mm
Text Size (h x w):
173 x 107 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
p.1102
Sample Page Folio:
451r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
2
Illustrations in ms:
14 ( 2 frontispiece(s) 12 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2009-08-06 00:00:00
 
Public Notes
The manuscript folios are numbered on every page.

The preface starts on f. 2v, on a fabulously illuminated double opening page, and ends on f. 6r. The text starts on f. 6v under a beautiful sarlauh, predominantly in blue, with the inscription 'Shahnama'; 65 x 110 mm.

See the description by S.A. Sharifzadeh, Namvarnama, Tehran, 1370 sh./1991, pp. 21-32; colophon reproduced in b/w on p. 31.

 
References
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Sharifzadeh, S.A. Namvar nameh. (1370 sh.) Ministry of Culture and Higher Education. Tehran. Iran.
Illustration Ref:
Sharifzadeh, S.A. Namvar nameh. (1370 sh.) Ministry of Culture and Higher Education. Tehran. Iran.
 
 
Illustration in archive - 17     (back to top)
p.1102
colophon
451r
sample page
f. 0001
Frontispiece (verso side) (1443)
f. 0002
Frontispiece (recto side) (1443)
f. 0003
Illuminated title page (verso side) (1443)
f. 0004
Illuminated title page (recto side) (1443)
f. 0014
Kayumars enthroned (1443)
f. 0045
The murder of Iraj (1443)
f. 0141
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1443)
f. 0190
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1443)
f. 0228
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1443)
f. 0309
Farud retreats to his fortress and is mortally wounded by Ruhham (1443)
f. 0363
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1443)
f. 0421
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1443)
f. 0632
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1443)
f. 0730
Ardashir Babakan enthroned (1433)
f. 0770
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1443)
f. 1053
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz returning from the hunt (1443)