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open Armenia 1 1 62 62
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 4 37 63 9 27 17 6 2 2
open Denmark 2 38 75 6 16 31 16 2 4
open Egypt 1 7 238 70 72 49 14 11 21 1
open France 9 62 1010 10 192 280 285 86 109 48
open Georgia 2 12 73 1 15 44 13
open Germany 10 49 1238 41 182 341 426 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
close India 37 109 2962 75 381 368 737 83 1028 17 273
close Aligarh, Maulana Azad Library open 10 102 4 12 86
close Alwar, Government Museum open 3 196 11 15 170
close Amritsar, Kasla College open 2 0
Baroda, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery open 0 0
close Calcutta, Asiatic Society of Bengal open 1 0
close Calcutta, Indian Museum open 2 12 12
close Calcutta, National Library open 2 0
close Calcutta, Victoria Memorial Museum open 1 0
Chandigarh, Chandigarh Museum open 0 0
close Chandigarh and Patiala , State Archives open 3 0
close Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Government Oriental Mss & Res. Inst. open 3 68 66 2
close Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh State Museum open 1 4 4
Hyderabad, Birla Museum open 0 0
close Hyderabad, Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, Hyderabad open 1 1 1
close Hyderabad, The Salar Jung Museum open 8 298 48 221 19 10
close Jaipur, City Palace Museum open 1 0
close Lucknow, Lucknow Museum open 2 0
close Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya open 3 10 4 6
close Mumbai (Bombay), Hakim Collection open 1 0
close Mumbai (Bombay), The K.R. Cama Oriental Institute open 7 326 46 186 83 11
open BBP 86 open 73 73
open Cama open 46 46
open HP ms 78 open 20 19 1
open HP ms 9 open 59 59
close   R 377 open 51 51
001v Illuminated unvan open              
006r Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam open              
032v Bahram Chubina given wine by the old woman open              
046v king enthroned open              
055v Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah open              
087r Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin open              
107v Shangal receives Bahram Gur after he has killed the wolf open              
120r open              
126r Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne open              
135r Shapur goes to the court of Caesar open              
149r Ardashir kills Mihrak Nushzad open              
156r Iskandar mourned open              
165r Queen Qaydafa shows Iskandar his portrait open              
173v Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
183v Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
188r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
201r Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters open              
206r Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions open              
226v Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum open              
238v The execution of Afrasiyab open              
253r Kay Khusrau kills Shida open              
262v The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
271v Bizhan kills Human open              
283r open              
295v Barzu's mother prevents Rustam from killing Barzu open              
305r Scene from the Barzunama open              
317v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
317v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
330v Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
338v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
347r Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
359r Illuminated unvan open              
369v The death of Farud open              
380v Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv open              
388r Faramarz captures Surkha, son of Afrasiyab open              
393v Guruy executes Siyavush open              
401r Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab open              
408v The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
415v Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
429v Rustam fights the armies of three Kings open              
436r Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
439r Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
445r Rustam catches Rakhsh open              
454v Scene from another epic open              
458r Scene from another epic open              
458r2 Faridun receives Manuchihr's victory message open              
462v The birth of Rustam open              
462v2 The murder of Iraj open              
472r Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up open              
472r2 Jamshid sawn in half before Zahhak open              
480v Kayumars enthroned open              
open R 415a open 64 64
open R VII 90 open 13 3 10
close New Delhi, National Archives open 1 0
close New Delhi, National Museum open 15 558 195 42 78 233 10
close Patna, Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library open 19 990 29 127 247 97 466 17 7
close Rampur, Rampur Raza Library open 10 318 55 66 197
close Secunderabad (Haydarabad), R.K. Tanden Collection open 2 0
Thanjavur Mhraja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal Library, Mahal Campus, Thanjavur 613009, Tamilnadu, India , Royal Palace Library open 0 0
close Vadoda, Baroda Museum open 4 0
close Vadoda, Baroda Oriental Institute open 1 0
close Varanasi, Bharat Kala Bhavan open 2 16 4 10 2
close Varanasi, Central Library, Benares Hindu University open 4 63 63
open Iran 19 100 2234 4 145 743 347 106 655 234
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 631 108 62 144 151 106 58 2
open Israel 2 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 335 1 17 90 176 51
open Kuwait 2 18 58 9 36 1 1 2 9
open Malaysia 2 4 18 2 15 1
open Netherlands 1 1 20 20
open Pakistan 17 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 167 6 10 18 133
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1148 53 149 202 450 162 131 1
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 129 629 45 150 195 97 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 81 1285 140 595 468 79 3
open UK 27 334 4375 36 750 1192 1026 423 746 12 186
open USA 44 415 3518 301 284 742 1005 268 728 33 155
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 10 512 406 48 51 7
open private collections 14 43 244 123 9 22 80 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0