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Slaughtering Onagers, Umayyad Fresco, Quṣayr ʿAmra, Jordan, early 8th century AD.
Audience Hall, East Bay, North Wall.



Audience hall, east bay, north wall: view of fresco depicting slaughter of game animals.
Source: Daniel C. Waugh Archive, Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT

A group of onagers, trapped in a netted area, are slaughtered.





Referenced as Figure 122 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
122. Frescoes from Quṣayr ʿAmra, mid-8th century AD, Syrian, in situ, Jordan.

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