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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Iranian (Persian)
Title:A Persian Prince Displaying His Skill as an Archer before Khagon; from Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Date Made:17th century; Safavid Period
Type:Drawing
Materials:ink, watercolor and liquid gold on paper
Place Made:Iran (Persia)
Measurements:sheet: 10 5/8 x 8 5/8 in.; 26.9875 x 21.9075 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1959.177
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Roger Williams Bennett (Margaret Rand Goldthwait, class of 1921)
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
a group of people, some standing others on horseback, watching a man on horseback shoot an arrow with Arabic text in a band at the top and bottom

Tags:
landscapes; men; animals; literature; vegetation

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