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In India if the dead person has a wife, friend, or brother who is willing, they can be burnt on the pyre with the dead man. Four people are shown in a funeral pyre, f. 247

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In India if the dead person has a wife, friend, or brother who is willing, they can be burnt on the pyre with the dead man. Four people are shown in a funeral pyre, f. 247

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Title
In India if the dead person has a wife, friend, or brother who is willing, they can be burnt on the pyre with the dead man. Four people are shown in a funeral pyre, f. 247
Names
Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, approximately 1203-1283 (Author)
Collection

'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1540 - 1545 (Approximate)
Place: Shîrâz?
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Pers. ms. 49
Topics
Mountains
Birds
Animals
Manuscripts, Persian
Genres
Illuminations
Manuscripts
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Physical Description
Extent: 9 x 8.4 cm
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Persian
Identifiers
Photo Order: 61866
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cce56e80-c607-012f-350c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1203: Creator Born
  • 1283: Creator Died
  • 1540: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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In India if the dead person has a wife, friend, or brother who is willing, they can be burnt on the pyre with the dead man. Four people are shown in a funeral pyre