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"Buzurjmihr Masters the Hindu Game of Chess", Folio 639v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

'Abd al-Vahhab|Abu'l Qasim Firdausi

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: "Buzurjmihr Masters the Hindu Game of Chess", Folio 639v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
  • Creator: 'Abd al-Vahhab|Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
  • Date Created: ca. 1530–35
  • Physical Dimensions: Painting: 9 5/8 x 6 7/8 in. (24.4 x 17.5 cm) Entire Page: 18 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (47.3 x 31.8 cm)
  • Type: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/452180
  • Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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