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"Alexander and the Circle of Seven Sages", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: "Alexander and the Circle of Seven Sages", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
  • Creator: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
  • Date Created: 15th century
  • Physical Dimensions: Painting and Text Block: H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) W. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm) Page: H.10 15/16 in. (27.8 cm) W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
  • Type: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/455025
  • Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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