KHALIS REPAYS THE PRINCE FOR HIS KINDNESS BY CHANGING INTO A SNAKE AND SUCKING THE POISON FROM THE KING’S DAUGHTER, FROM A TUTI-NAMA (TALES OF A PARROT): EIGHTEENTH NIGHT

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December 31, 1559
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Akbar 1556–1605

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Khalis repays the prince for his kindness by changing into a snake and sucking the poison from the king’s daughter, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Eighteenth Night
c. 1560

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India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper

Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.136.a

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The prince later marries the king’s daughter and becomes a viceroy.

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The king’s daughter lies acro