Persian manuscript sold for 7.4 million pounds

A page from a 16th-century Persian manuscript has sold for 7.4 million pounds ($12 million), an auction record for any Islamic work of art.

The illuminated sheet was one of the 258 illustrations to the Shahnameh (The Book of Kings), an enormous poetic opus written by the renowned Persian poet Ferdowsi

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