Two falconry monuments in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Date Created: 03 November 2016

Author: Unknown

Source: The Internet

Owner: Walking Almaty

Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan

Link to: Website

  • Kazakhstan
  • Falcon
  • Sculpture
  • 20th Century
  • 21st Century
  • Hunting
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Below the stela that lifts the falconer sculpture to the sky is a semi-circle of bronze, with several panels showing Kazakh history from its earliest Scythian roots to the trials of Russian colonialism and independence.  On one panel is an archer, again with a falcon on hand. What do these artists have against eagles? Too big too carve?

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