Illustration of Timurid Soldiers, 1430

Zahhak is nailed to the walls of a cave in Mount Damavand,
from the Shahnama of Bayasanghor (grandson of Timur).


A larger image of Zahhak is nailed to the walls of a cave in Mount Damavand, from the 1430 Shahnama of Bayasanghor (grandson of Timur).


Folio 21r. The tyrant Zahhak, is nailed to the walls of a cave in Mount Damavand. Held by The Gulistan Palace Museum, Tehran.
Click for a modern version . an early 14th century version . from Shah Tahmasp's Shahnama . Faridun binds Zahhak, 1544


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