Image of the Day: European Buddhists (?) & Zoroastrians, c. 1650

British Museum | (Safavid Era Painting) | – –

School/style: Persian School/Style term details

Culture/period: Safavid dynasty term details

Date: 1650-1700 (circa)

Production place: Made in: Iran

“Four men worshipping at a fire altar and idol shrine; detached folio from an illustrated manuscript. At left, two Zoroastrian men hold their hands out in prayer toward a fire-altar, while at right, two men in European dress worship a seated and crowned idol.”


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