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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 1237 41 182 340 426 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 37 109 2962 75 381 368 737 83 1028 17 273
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
close USA 44 415 3521 301 284 745 1005 268 728 33 155
close Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr College open 1 5 5
close Ann Arbor, Special Collections Library open 1 19 19
close Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art open 2 37 36 1
close Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum open 6 226 6 38 143 39
close Bloomington, The Lilly Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana University open 2 23 2 21
close Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum open 2 3 3
close Boston, Museum of Fine Arts open 30 82 12 34 16 16 3 1
close Bridgeport, Olsen Foundation open 2 5 2 3
close Buffalo, NY, Albright-Knox Gallery open 1 0
close Cambridge, Harvard University Art Museums open 76 108 25 12 52 15 2 1
close Cambridge, Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library open 4 41 1 3 1 36
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago open 0 0
close Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum open 1 4 4
close Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art open 9 11 5 2 4
close Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts open 1 2 2
close Evanston, Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University Library open 3 67 2 31 34
Honolulu, Honolulu Academy of the Arts open 0 0
close Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston open 1 2 2
close Houston, Texas, Art and History Trust open 2 0
close Kansas, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art open 2 5 5
close Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art open 27 36 5 11 18 2
close Minneapolis, Institute of Arts open 1 0
Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Art open 0 0
close New Haven, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library open 13 50 24 25 1
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery open 0 0
close New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art open 15 29 6 5 9 6 3
close New York , Metropolitan Museum of Art open 33 642 96 22 175 329 16 4
close New York, The Morgan Library and Museum open 2 75 5 70
New York, New York Alex Gallery open 0 0
close New York, Public Library open 12 596 161 125 275 33 2
Oregon, Portland Art Museum open 0 0
close Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia open 11 602 49 153 13 49 268 70
open Lewis O. 166 open 43 43
open Lewis O. 50 open 51 49 2
open Lewis O. 51 open 31 31
open Lewis O. 52 open 43 43
open Lewis O. 53 open 36 36
open Lewis O. 54 open 11 11
open Lewis O. 55 open 30 30
open Lewis O. 56 open 20 18 2
close Lewis O. 57 open 65 1 64
Binding open              
001v Firdausi and his book introduced to Sultan Mahmud open              
007v Illuminated unvan over start of the poem open              
010r Kayumars enthroned open              
017v Jamshid sawn in half before Zahhak open              
022r Faridun binds Zahhak open              
038v Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up open              
047v The birth of Rustam open              
054r Zal shoots Gulbad open              
062v Unidentified scene open              
067v Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
068r Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch open              
069v Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
085v Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
107r Guruy executes Siyavush open              
117r Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv open              
127v Farud retreats to his fortress and is mortally wounded by Ruhham open              
132v Illuminated unvan open              
143r Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
150r Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
157v Rustam kills Akvan Div open              
169v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
169v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
176v Scene from the Barzunama open              
190r Barzu's mother prevents Rustam from killing Barzu open              
201v Scene from the Barzunama open              
209r Bizhan kills Human open              
216r The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin open              
217v The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
229r Kay Khusrau kills Shida open              
243vA The execution of Afrasiyab open              
243vB The execution of Garsivaz open              
249r Rustam and other champions searching in the mountains for their comrades lost in the snow open              
250v Illuminated unvan open              
259r Gushtasp enthroned open              
268v The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp open              
274v Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress open              
275v Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
291r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
295v Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
304v Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
312v Queen Qaydafa shows Iskandar his portrait open              
318r Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog open              
345r Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada open              
352r A drunken shoemaker rides on Bahram Gur's escaped lion open              
360v Bahram Gur goes to the hunting grounds open              
378v Illuminated unvan at the start of Daftar IV open              
386r Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin open              
399r Buzurjmihr demonstrates how to play the game of chess open              
439r Bahram Chubina captues Nastuh open              
459r Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz open              
open Lewis O. 58 open 184 114 70
open Lewis O. 59 open 88 88
close Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art open 3 4 3 1
close Pittsburgh, Frick Fine Arts Library open 1 0
close Princeton, University Library (Firestone) open 5 287 90 197
close Providence, Brown University Library open 15 21 6 15
close Richmond, Virginia, Museum of Fine Arts open 1 2 2
close San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art open 22 63 33 7 16 2 2 3
close San Francisco, Asian Art Museum open 14 2 2
Seattle, Seattle Art Museum open 0 0
close Washington DC, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery open 59 286 33 62 166 9 2 13
close Washington, D.C., Freer Gallery of Art open 31 182 97 5 7 44 22 7
close Worcester, Worcester Art Museum open 4 4 1 3
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