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Object TitleYusuf and Zulaykha
Object Number: NEP31
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iran
Maker: Jami
Date Made: 1414-1492 AD
Early Date: 1414
Late Date: 1492
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:Purchased from Dimitri Andalaft, 1921


Black and gold lacquer cover, 5 miniatures, undated. Author is Jami, title is "Yusuf and Zulaykha," a poetic love story of Joseph in Egypt, Folio #19 is an image of the Prophet's ascension on his winged horse. Probably 16th Century. (Late 19th Century according to Dr. Renata Holod). Other images are on Folios: 138, 210, 229, 288. Written in Nastaliq.

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