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Accession Number:
Ms 1549
Hijri Date:
1069 Ramadan 12
Gregorian Date:
1659 June 2
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 26
Page Size (h x w):
364 x 215 mm
Text Size (h x w):
254 x 126 mm
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
36 ( 31 Shahnama 5 Barzunama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2011-03-27 19:41
Project Notes
Initial investigation of this ms. carried out by Amin Mahdavi.

A few things to check still: colophon, and change a/b to r/v.

Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Mahdavi, M. Amin Amin Mahdavi's Personal Inspection Notes.
Illustration Ref:
Mahdavi, M. Amin Amin Mahdavi's Personal Inspection Notes.
Illustration in archive - 37     (back to top)

f. 005r
Firdausi at the bathhouse (1659)
f. 011r
Kayumars enthroned (1659)
f. 019v
Faridun brings Zahhak to Mount Damavand (1659)
f. 025r
The murder of Iraj (1659)
f. 029r
Manuchihr kills Tur in battle (1659)
f. 038r
Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up (1659)
f. 047v
The birth of Rustam (1659)
f. 058r
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1659)
f. 065v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1659)
f. 075r
Rustam kills Alkus in combat (1659)
f. 089v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1659)
f. 098v
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1659)
f. 108v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1659)
f. 123r
Kay Khusrau receives Rustam and Zal (1659)
f. 137b
Tazhav mortally wounds Bahram (1659)
f. 149a
Kamus fights Giv and Tus (1659)
f. 151v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1659)
f. 153a
Rustam captures and kills Kamus (1659)
f. 159b
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1659)
f. 168b
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1659)
f. 180v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1659)
f. 190r
Scene from the Barzunama (1659)
f. 194r
Scene from the Barzunama (1659)
f. 197b
Scene from the Barzunama (1659)
f. 209r
Barzu's mother prevents Rustam from killing Barzu (1659)
f. 223b
Scene from the Barzunama (1659)
f. 244b
Giv fights Piran (1659)
f. 260a
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1659)
f. 276b
The execution of Afrasiyab (1659)
f. 284a
The coronation of Luhrasp (1659)
f. 312a
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1659)
f. 321b
Bahman delivers Isfandiyar's message to Rustam (1659)
f. 333a
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1659)
f. 338a
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1659)
f. 373b
The execution of Ardavan by Ardashir (1659)
f. 401b
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne (1659)
f. 419b
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1659)