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"Isfandiyar's Fifth Course: He Slays the Simurgh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: "Isfandiyar's Fifth Course: He Slays the Simurgh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
  • Creator: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
  • Date Created: ca. 1330–40
  • Physical Dimensions: Page: 7 13/16 x 5 3/8 in. (19.8 x 13.6 cm) Painting: 1 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (4.8 x 10.4 cm)
  • Type: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/452653
  • Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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