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Iskandar at the Kaaba, Page from a Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami (Iskandarnama or "Book of Alexander")

Unknowncirca 1485-1495

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, United States

  • Title: Iskandar at the Kaaba, Page from a Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami (Iskandarnama or "Book of Alexander")
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: circa 1485-1495
  • Location: Iran, Shiraz
  • Physical Dimensions: 9 x 6 1/8 in. (22.8 x 15.6 cm)
  • Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
  • Object Classification: Manuscripts
  • Full Title: Iskandar at the Kaaba, Page from a Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami (Iskandarnama or "Book of Alexander")
  • Curatorial Area: Islamic Art
  • Credit Line: The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, gift of Joan Palevsky
  • Chronology: 13th - 15th centuries
  • Artwork Accession Number: M.73.5.462

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