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RVI 961-966, 974, 1876-1887
Zurich, Museum Rietberg (in index)
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Accession Number:
RVI 961-966, 974, 1876-1887
Gregorian Date:
1425 (to 1450)
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x
Page Size (h x w):
318 x 253 mm
Ms Type:
Detached manuscript folios
Ms Status:
Single Sheets
Completion Status:
MS not yet examined
Illustrations in ms:
19 ( 19 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2010-10-26 18:45
Public Notes
Sultanate period ms., dated 1425-1450. The folios were detached for sale. The ms. is published by B.N. Goswamy, A Jainesque Sultanate Shahnama (Zurich, 1988).
Project Notes
CD plus identification sheets sent by Dr Jorrit Britschgi, July 2009.

Would be nice to have full page colour images of all, and also text sides of folios in at least some cases.

Illustration in archive - 20     (back to top)
f. 022r
Zahhak enthroned (1425)
f. 023v
f. 024r
f. 039v
f. 069r
Rustam writes a victory message to Zal (1425)
f. 073v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1425)
f. 092r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1425)
f. 094v
Rustam mourns Suhrab (1425)
f. 108v
Afrasiyab greets Siyavush (1425)
f. 112r
Siyavush marries Farangis (1425)
f. 120v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1425)
f. 190v
f. 192r
Bizhan slaughters the wild boar (1425)
f. 196r
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1425)
f. 198r
Kay Khusrau searches for Bizhan in the magic cup (1425)
f. 296v
f. 321r
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum (1425)
f. 323r
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1425)