Khamsa

Khamsa

Description:
Folios 223 verso, 224 recto: Opening Page of the Fifth Poem Sadd-i Iskandari (Alexander’s Wall)
Author:
Amir ʿAli Shir Navaʿi (1441-1501)
Copyist:
Sayyid Quli ibn Riza Quli
Language:
Chagtai Turkish
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on dyed paper
Location:
Balkh
Dimensions:
Folio: H. 30.2 cm; W. 20 cm
Date:
1829
Inventory Number:
Ms. Yah. Ar. 1119
Lender:
National Library of Israel
Credit:
From the collections of The National Library of Israel
National Library of Israel