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Manuscript

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Object Number:
NEP33
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Persian
Provenience:
Iran
Shiraz
Period:
16th Century
Date Made:
1584 AD
Early Date:
1584
Late Date:
1584
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Paper
Ink
Leather
Iconography:
Nizami Khamsah
Description:
Finished 1584 AD. 39 full page miniatures and illuminations. Khamsah or "The five (Poems) by Nizami ad-Din Abu Mohammedh, usually called Nizami, the greatest persian poets, born in Qus an died in Ganjah (modern Elizabetpol) , a town in Transcaucasia, These five poems remain to the present day the classic standards of that kind of composition. Images not pulled out are folio 2b, 28b, 97a, 147a, 151a, 154b, 159a, 165a, 210a, 243a, 258b, 305a, 315a, 373a. Written in Nastaliq.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

4th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age: Writing the East: History and New Technologies in the Study of Asian Manuscript Traditions (22 Oct 2011 - 22 Oct 2011)
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44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Negahban, Ezat O. 1989. "Persian Caligraphy: the Development of an Art Form". Expedition. 31 (1): 26-39. : Page/Fig./Plate: 34
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[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 157
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[Book] Guest, Grace D. 1949. Shiraz painting in the sixteeth century. 4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 62
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[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Foreward
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