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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 1228 41 183 330 426 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 37 113 3049 75 394 407 774 83 1025 17 274
open Iran 18 91 1782 4 146 624 234 88 473 213
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 632 110 62 143 151 106 58 2
open Israel 1 15 58 7 18 3 29 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 26 296 4271 34 746 1162 987 482 643 12 201
close USA 40 398 3570 336 295 784 1043 265 700 33 111
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
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 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 4 43 19 24
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery open 0 0
close New Haven, Yale University Manuscript Library open 13 0
close New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art open 15 29 6 5 9 6 3
close New York , Metropolitan Museum of Art open 34 714 120 23 178 371 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
open Lewis O. 57 open 66 1 65
open Lewis O. 58 open 191 117 74
close Lewis O. 59 open 89 89
Binding open              
001v Illuminated unvan open              
004v Kayumars enthroned open              
005v Hushang kills the Black Div open              
007r Jamshid enthroned open              
011v Scene from another epic open              
018v Kava carries his standard open              
027v The murder of Iraj open              
032r Manuchihr kills Tur in battle open              
036r The Simurgh carries Zal to her nest open              
042v Rudaba and Zal together open              
053v The birth of Rustam open              
065v Rustam catches Rakhsh open              
073r open              
088r Rustam fights the King of Hamavaran (CHECK) open              
096v Suhrab fights Gurdafarid open              
106v Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
116r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
132v Siyavush and Garsivaz play polo open              
142r Rustam kills Sudaba open              
153v Afrasiyab interrogates the ferry man about the passage of Kay Khusrau open              
159v Kay Khusrau enumerates his champions open              
177v Colophon open              
178v Illuminated unvan open              
183r Ruhham overcomes Bazur the Turanian wizard open              
190r Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
208r Rustam overthrows Puladvand open              
210v Rustam fights a sea monster open              
211v Rustam kills Akvan Div open              
226r Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
230r Scene from the Barzunama open              
242r Scene from the Barzunama open              
268v Scene from the Barzunama open              
292vA The ninth combat: Gurgin kills Andariman open              
292vB The tenth combat: Barta fights Kuhram open              
305r Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground open              
323r The execution of Afrasiyab open              
333r Colophon open              
334v Illuminated unvan open              
339r Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum open              
341r Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum open              
352r Bidarafsh kills Zarir, the brother of Gushtasp open              
358r The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp open              
365v Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves open              
366v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
369r Isfandiyar's sixth labour: he escapes from a snow storm open              
371v Isfandiyar's sisters recognize him in merchant's clothes open              
378v Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman open              
386v Zavara and Faramarz kill Isfandiyar's sons Nush-Azar and Mihr-i Nush open              
390r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
396r Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
399v The execution of Faramarz open              
403v Darab receives the crown open              
409r Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
411v Iskandar marries Raushanak open              
417r Iskandar kills the Fur of Hind open              
420r Queen Qaydafa shows Iskandar his portrait open              
423r Iskandar in the land of the Brahmins open              
431v The great sages mourn the death of Iskandar open              
434v Ardashir hunts with Ardavan's sons open              
437v The execution of Ardavan by Ardashir open              
441v Ardashir hangs Haftvad and his eldest son Shahuy open              
443v Ardavan's daughter tries to poison her husband Ardashir open              
460r Shapur names his brother, Ardashir, as crown prince open              
469r Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions open              
474v open              
486v open              
496v Shangul returns from Iran to Hindustan open              
506r Colophon open              
507v Illuminated unvan open              
530r Mihran Sitad asks the Khaqan to give his daughter to Anushirvan as a wife open              
556v Bahram Chubina defeats the army of Sava Shah open              
587r Bahram Chubina and Khusrau fight on a mountain open              
592v Bahram Chubina kills Maqatura open              
616r Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz open              
622v Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam open              
close Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art open 3 4 3 1
close Princeton, University Library (Firestone) open 5 287 90 197
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 59 289 34 62 168 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 13 252 128 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 15 514 413 43 50 8
open private collections 11 39 207 128 9 23 37 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0