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Hegira 2nd century / AD 8th century, Umayyad
Madaba Archaeological Museum
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A lintel that once adorned the top of a doorway of an Umayyad palace at Umm al-Walid. Worked in shallow stucco relief, the scene depicts a panther chasing a gazelle, a reminder of the wild animals that once roamed the countryside during the Umayyad period.