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

Chapter 13c - Rustam and the Khaqan-i Chin

f281r Detail of horse from Rustam kills Gahar Gahani

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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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