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Name of Object:

Khamsa

Location:

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

Date:

Hegira 10th century / AD 16th century

Type of object:

Poetry manuscript, miniature

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 274 MS

Period / Dynasty:

Safavid

Provenance:

Iranian world

Description:

Illustrated folio depicting the Mi`raj, or transport of the Prophet Muhammed to Jerusalem on the mount Buraq, from the Makhzan al-Asrar, the first of the epic poems constituting Nizami's Khamsa.

Citation of this web page:

 "Khamsa" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;kw;Mus21;13;en&id=paintings

MWNF Working Number: KW 13

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