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Asian Art

Bahram Gur Killing a Lion, from a Book of Kings (Shahnama) manuscript

16th century

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

see remarks: 16 15/16 in. (43 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Wilson P. Foss, Jr.
1965.51.9
Geography: 
Iran
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)
Classification: 
Paintings
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