Humayun (to the left) is welcomed by the Safavid Persian ruler, Shah Tahmasp, at whose court he finds refuge in 1543

The welcoming party is depicted in the frescoed arch (shown upside down) at the upper right of this photo: *a clickable hyperlinked version*; these Safavid frescoes in the Chehel Sotun palace, in Isfahan, were completed in 1647

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