10/24/11

The Conference of the Birds: Page from a manuscript



The text on this folio pertains to the hoopoe's speech in which he proposes that the birds set out on a journey to find the Simurgh. In this illustration, the birds have assembled and listen to the hoopoe at the middle right.

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/63.210.11

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