MS Browne 1434 p.160

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Illustration depicting Shirin visiting Farhad on Mount Bisitun, where the latter is digging a canal. The detail (below) shows a sculpture of Shirin carved on the rocks. From p.160 of MS Browne 1434, the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, 1540). This story comes from the second part of the Khamsa, ‘Khosrow and Shirin’.

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