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Prince Daniyal Accompanies the Young Hindu Girl to the Funeral Pyre
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Prince Daniyal Accompanies the Young Hindu Girl to the Funeral Pyre


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Description In this folio from Walters manuscript W.649, Emperor Akbar eventually permits the young Hindu girl to practice sati (self-immolation). Akbar's son, Prince Daniyal, accompanies the woman to the funeral pyre.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1068 AH/AD 1657 (Safavid; Mughal)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.649.17B
Measurements
H: 9 1/4 x W: 5 11/16 in. (23.5 x 14.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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