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Falcon

Find this object in the India and Turkey 16th-18th century Gallery on Floor 3

Falconry has long been a favourite sport of rulers and nobility across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. This falcon is from India. It is made of solid gold and sparkles with red rubies, green emeralds, white diamonds and a yellow sapphire.Where can you see falcons today in Qatar?

JE.69.2001, Gem-set Enamelled Gold, India, 17th century CE

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