Things created or existing

Things Created or ExistingFrom the 17th-century Persian medical manuscript, Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing:

Five mythical sea creatures, including a human-headed fish and a winged fish. From a copy of ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa-ghara’ib al-mawjudat (Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing) by al-Qazwini (d. 1283/682). Neither the copyist nor illustrator is named, and the copy is undated. The nature of paper, script, ink, illumination, and illustrations suggest that it was produced in provincial Mughal India, possibly the Punjab, in the 17th century.

(Via Incoming Signals.)


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