Detail from a painting. A man in green rides a white horse with orange legs across a wide field. A falcon attacks another bird in the upper right corner.

Detail, A Mounted man hunting birds with a falcon; Mughal dynasty, early 18th century; Color and gold on paper; Gift of Charles Lang Freer F1907.212

Falcons: The Art of the Hunt

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Detail, From the Real to the Symbolic City, From the series Desert of Pharan (2011–13), Ahmed Mater (Saudi Arabia, b. 1979), 2012, Color photograph, Purchase—Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries, S2014.5 image

Detail, From the Real to the Symbolic City, From the series Desert of Pharan (2011–13), Ahmed Mater (Saudi Arabia, b. 1979), 2012, Color photograph, Purchase—Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries, S2014.5

Symbolic Cities: The Work of Ahmed Mater

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Detail image, Funerary Relief Bust, Syria, 3rd century (dated 231 CE), Limestone, 60.1 x 55.3 x 23 cm, F1908.236

Detail, Funerary Relief Bust, Syria, 3rd century (dated 231 CE), Limestone, 60.1 x 55.3 x 23 cm, F1908.236

Palmyra

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