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Arab Imagery on Early Umayyad Coins in Syria and Palestine: Evidence for Falconry

Date Created: 11 October 2006

Discusses the birds on coins, arguing that they are falcons; illustrates 30 examples, mostly Damascus and imitations but also 2 Tabariyya standing emperor.

Author: Oddy, Andrew

Source: NC 1991, 59-66.

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