Game Piece with an Eagle Attacking a Hare

Walrus ivory | 5.1 x 1cm | c. 1100-1200

Unknown Artist

The subject may refer to falconry, the most noble hunting pastime within the feudal society.

Credit: Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010
Object: 2010.109.3

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