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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.602 contains the 2nd of 2 colophons in Arabic. This one is at the end of part 1 and gives the title of the work, the scribe's name, and the date of copying.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tammat al-mujallad al-ūlá [sic] min Kitāb Shāhnāmah /1/ hakīm Firdawsī Tūsī tayyaba tharāhu /2/ fī al-shuhūr sanat 1027 katabahu al-'abd al-rājī /3/ Muhammad Mīrak ibn Mīr Muhammad al-Husaynī /4/ al-Ustādī /5/ 'afá 'anhu /6/ m (= tamma) /7/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1028 AH/AD 1618-1619 (Qajar)
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 14 3/8 x W: 9 1/4 in. (36.5 x 23.5 cm)
  • Herat, Afghanistan (?) (Place of Origin)
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