Illustration from the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp I

f37v: The Death of Zahhak.
Zahhak bound on mount Damavand.

The figures wear early 16th century Persian dress.


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click for a modern version . an early 14th century version . Faridun binds Zahhak, 1544

Faridun vanquished the treacherous Zahhak, nailing him to the walls of a cave in Mount Damavand leaving him to his miserable fate.


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