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08. The King of Mazandaran turns himself into a rock

Ferdowsi, Shahnameh

Timurid: Shiraz, c.1430

Patron: Ebrahim Soltan b. Shah Rokh

Illuminator: Nasr al-Soltani

Opaque watercolours, ink and gold on paper

Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Ouseley Add. 176, fol. 73r

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