The lion and sun (Persian: Shir va khurshid)
In ancient Iran, it was a symbol of kingship and divine power. As the king of animals, the Lion (Persian: shir) represented power and royalty. The Sun (Persian: Khurshid) was associated with the ancient Iranian god of light, Mithra. The Shir-o-Khurshid is one of the most famous Persian symbols.
1/1 Hand-drawn on poetry paper, edited in adobe Photoshop
Poetry book papers: Divan-e Shams by Molana Rumi
Dimensions: 4682 × 3459 px