Date Created: 16 October 2013
Falconry/Hawking drum of 18th century.
This is a Hawking Drum, 18C. probably Ottoman (but can be Arab as well) used since early times in Falconry. Such
drums were used to scare the prey before releasing the falcon for the hunt. Truncated cone of cast bronze, 6 inches diameter, 5 inches tall. Leather missing. Rare item.
Source: The Internet
Owner: Oriental Arms
Location: Haifa, Israel
Link to Website: http://www.oriental-arms.co.il/item.php?id=4604
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Orienta Arms 18 c falconry drum 1