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10. Eskandar seeks the Water of Life

Ferdowsi, Shahnameh

Turkman Commercial style: Shiraz, 27 July 1494

Scribe: Soltan Hosayn b. Soltan ‘Ali b. Aslanshah al-katib

Opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper

Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Elliott 325, fol. 396v

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