A prince and princess embrace circa 1550 Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.
Ismail& battle with Uzbek warlord Muhammad Shaybani Khan in on a folio from the Kebir Musaver Silsilname. After the battle Ismail is said to have gilded the skull of Shaybani Khan for use as a wine goblet.
Ali Qapu - Music room - Isfahan - Iran Ālī Qāpū (Turkish for Sublime Gate; Persian: عالیقاپو) is a grand palace in Isfahan, Iran. In the sixth floor music room, deep circular niches are found in the walls providing acoustics with a phenomenal aesthetic.