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Archer, Umayyad Fresco, Qusayr Amra, Jordan, early 8th century AD.
Ceiling of the Central Vault of the Reception Room.

An infantry archer or huntsman, clearly using a form of finger- rather than thumb-draw. This painted ceiling dates from the first half of the 8th century, (in situ Qusayr 'Amra , Jordan; David Nicolle photograph)
Source: p.30, EH - 071 - D.Nicolle - The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750

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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