The Appearance of Shakyamuni (the Buddha) after His Death, Page from a Manuscript of the Majma' al-Tawarikh (Collection of Chronicles) of Hafiz-Abru

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The Appearance of Shakyamuni (the Buddha) after His Death, Page from a Manuscript of the Majma' al-Tawarikh (Collection of Chronicles) of Hafiz-Abru

Afghanistan, Herat, circa 1425
Manuscripts; folios
Ink, opaque watercolor on paper
13 x 8 3/4 in. (33 x 22.30 cm)
The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, gift of Joan Palevsky (M.73.5.412)
Not currently on public view

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