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The Monster of the Caspian Sea
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The Monster of the Caspian Sea


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Description This illustration from Walters manuscript W.659 depicts the monster of the Caspian Sea bringing a gift to Nushirvan after he has built a wall of Yajuj and Majuj (Gog and Magog).
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
1121 AH/AD 1717 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on European laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.659.171A
Measurements
H: 13 x W: 7 7/8 in. (33 x 20 cm)
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