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open Armenia 1 1 56 56
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 3 35 62 9 28 16 5 2 2
open Denmark 2 37 73 6 16 31 14 2 4
open Egypt 1 7 239 71 72 49 14 11 22
open France 9 61 1035 10 202 288 290 86 111 48
open Georgia 2 12 74 1 16 44 13
open Germany 9 46 1227 41 183 330 425 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 38 109 3000 74 381 369 774 83 1028 17 274
open Iran 19 95 1786 4 146 623 234 88 473 218
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 632 110 62 143 151 106 58 2
open Israel 1 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 336 1 17 91 176 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 19 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 168 6 10 18 134
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1147 53 149 201 451 162 131
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 132 635 45 151 199 98 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 77 1218 140 546 453 79
open UK 26 308 4308 35 749 1172 1009 483 643 12 201
close USA 41 409 3558 335 300 783 1010 266 700 33 128
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 6 228 6 39 144 39
close Bloomington, The Lilly Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana University open 2 24 2 22
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 76 111 25 13 53 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
Evanston, Deering Library open 0 0
Honolulu, Honolulu Academy of the Arts open 0 0
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 26 35 5 10 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 34 675 119 23 178 333 16 6
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 12 598 161 125 277 33 2
Oregon, Portland Art Museum open 0 0
close Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia open 11 657 63 185 13 49 273 74
open Lewis O. 166 open 71 71
open Lewis O. 50 open 65 63 2
open Lewis O. 51 open 32 32
open Lewis O. 52 open 46 46
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 66 1 65
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 arranges chess pieces before Anushirvan open              
439r Bahram Chubina captues Nastuh open              
459r Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz open              
open Lewis O. 58 open 191 117 74
open Lewis O. 59 open 89 89
close Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art open 3 4 3 1
close Princeton, University Library (Firestone) open 5 287 90 197
close Providence, Brown University Library open 15 22 6 16
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 59 288 34 62 167 9 2 13
close Washington, D.C., Freer Gallery of Art open 31 195 109 6 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 15 512 412 43 50 7
open private collections 12 40 244 124 9 23 78 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0