Dispersed; A Narrative on the Journey of Shahnamah of Shah Tahmasp's Folios around the World

10 May 2023
The Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp is one of the well-known and exquisite works of art of Iran and the Islamic world. But this book has been scattered in various collections and museums around the world. In this article, we will read about this unique work of art and the story of its journey to different collections, and the records that this Shahnameh has experienced in various auctions.

This article is only available in Persian.


sevana boghossian
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