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The Ross-Coomaraswamy Bond

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9. Firdawsi’s “Shahnama”: Alexander Fights the Monster of Habash
Ilkhanid Period, before 1335
Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper
59.1 x 39.7 cm (23 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.)

Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Photo Courtesy of MFA.