University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Desert Falconer


By: Maureen Callahan

Ruwala (Bedouin) hunter with falcon, Northwestern Saudi Arabia, 1952. Penn Museum image #50202
Ruwala (Bedouin) hunter with falcon, Northwestern Saudi Arabia, 1952. Photograph by Carleton S. Coon, as part of his work in East and South Asia to document the cultural and physical diversity of human populations in these areas. Penn Museum image #50202

  • Hi. I’m very interested in acquiring a copy of this photograph (Penn Museum image #50202) of a Bedouin falconer, taken by Carleton S. Coon in 1952. Carleton was my grand uncle, and I live in the Middle East. May I purchase a copy of this?

    Sincerely,
    Stephen Morison, Jr.

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