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Woman Committing Sati, second half 17th century Former Title: Woman Committing Suttee, folio from...

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Woman Committing Sati, second half 17th century Former Title: Woman Committing Suttee, folio from a manuscript of the Suz u Gudaz by Naw'i Khabushani Manuscript Folio Persian, 17th century Safavid period, AH 907-1145 / AD 1501-1732 Creation Place: Iran Black ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper with underdrawing in black ink 32 x 20.7 cm (12 5/8 x 8 1/8 in.) Harvard Art Museums
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Oct 22 2013 19:09 GMT Riet
Fantastic! Wonderful old art! Is she condemned? Perhaps for adultery?
In Europe she would have been punished by dragging her to the funeral pyre!
The man with whom she did it went scotfree
Oct 24 2013 12:56 GMT mbz
beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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