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451725

"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Painting by Habiballah of Sava (active ca. 1590–1610)

Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11

452160

"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51

24813
Helmet

Helmet

Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 50.87

329229
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees

Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees

Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b

325693
Vessel with six animal friezes

Vessel with six animal friezes

Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b

448281
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23

452112

"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3

326623
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat

Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat

Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447

322485
Clasp with an eagle and its prey

Clasp with an eagle and its prey

Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 17.190.2055

448282
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24

451042
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi

Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi

Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali

Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Accession Number: 51.56

450513
Ewer

Ewer

Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15

453279
Calligraphic Plaque

Calligraphic Plaque

Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14

446297
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi

Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi

`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (903–86)

Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 13.160.10

325511
Cup with a frieze of gazelles

Cup with a frieze of gazelles

Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 62.84

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