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Profile portrait of a saker ...

Profile portrait of a saker ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Profile portrait of a saker (hurr) falcon belonging to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's hunting party in the sands surrounding Al Ain. The falcon perches on a wakir (block), facing towards the left. The falcon's shadow falls across the sand behind it.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
December 1, 1949 - January 12, 1950

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