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"The Combat of Qaran and Afrasiyab", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Page: 8 x 5 1/8 in. (20.3 x 13 cm) Painting: 1 7/8 x 4 3/16 in. (4.8 x 10.6 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.5

"Rustam Falls in the Spear-Lined Pit", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Page: 8 x 5 3/16 in. (20.3 x 13.2 cm) Painting: 1 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. (4.8 x 10.8 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.30

"Nushirvan Promulgates His Reforms", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp Artist: Painting attributed to Muzaffar 'Ali (active late 1520s–70s; d. ca. 1576) Date: ca. 1530–35 Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 10 5/8 x W. 8 1/8 in. (H. 27 x W. 20.6 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 5/8 x W. 12 1/2 in. (H. 47.3 x W. 31.8 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.301.68

"Iskandar in the Presence of the Brahmins", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Page: 8 1/16 x 4 7/8 in. (20.5 x 12.4 cm) Painting: 1 7/8 x 4 5/16 in. (4.8 x 11 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.32

"The Combat of Rustam and Ashkabus", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp Artist: Painting attributed to Mirza Muhammad Qabahat Date: ca. 1525–30 Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 9 3/8 x W. 7 5/8 in. (H. 23.8 x W. 19.4 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 5/8 x W. 12 5/8 in. (H. 47.3 x W. 32.1 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.301.40

"Kai Khusrau Wrestles with Shida", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Page: 8 x 5 1/4 in. (20.3 x 13.3 cm) Painting: 1 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. (4.8 x 10.8 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.16

Isfandiyar's Funeral Procession: From the Great Mongol Shahnama (Book of Kings), 1330s Iran, probably Tabriz Ink, colors, and gold on paper; 8 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. (22 x 29 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art (33.70)

"Buzurjmihr Masters the Game of Chess", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Date: ca. 1330–40 Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: Entire Page: 8 1/16 x 4 7/8 in. (20.5 x 12.4 cm) Painting: 3 1/8 x 4 in. (8 x 10.2 cm) Mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 Frame: 22 x 17 Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974.290.39

"Siyavush and Jarira Wedded", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Abu'l Qasim Firdausi, commissioned by Shah Tahmasp Artist: Painting attributed to `Abd al-Vahhab Date: ca. 1525–30 Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 11 1/8 x W. 8 9/16 in. (H. 28.3 x W. 21.7 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 5/8 x W. 12 5/8 in. (H. 47.3 x W. 32.1 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.301.27