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Illustration from the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp I, 1522-1540

Chapter 13g - The Great War between Kay Khusrau and Afrasiyab

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From the portion of the manuscript in the Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tehran.
Although the story is of an earlier period, the figures wear early 16th century Persian costume.

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