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Dah Pand-i-Hakim Aristo [A Book on Good Counsels]
Title Dah Pand-i-Hakim Aristo [A Book on Good Counsels]
Museum Name Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata
Gallery Name NA
Object Type Manuscript
Main Material Paper
Author Unknown
Provenance Nawab Bahadur of Murshidabad
Scribe Dara Shikoh (Eldest brother of Emperor Aurangzeb)
Period / Year of Work A.H. 1051/1641 A.D.
Subject A book on good Counsels
Language Persian
Script Excellent form of Nastaliq
Inscription Lines 114 approx total
Number of folios 11
Dimensions 18.8x30.5cm
Brief Description The Ten Counsels of Aristotle, the philosopher. A compilation of Counsels for maintaining sound health. The manuscript is a specimen of superb calligraphy; the text is written on a ground dusted with Gold.