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Home Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Al Ain, 1948-9 2004.130.22188.1 ©Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
Vision Children eagerly await a visit by Sheikh Zayed, Abu Dhabi, 1996 Maher Attar/Sygma/Corbis
Vision Sheikh Zayed, 1966 Getty Images
Galleries Detail of astrolabe, 7th-8th century AH / 13th-14th century AD ©Trustees of the British Museum, London
Galleries The lush oasis of Al Ain Stephanie Kuykendal/Corbis
Galleries A family home in Ras al-Khaimah, 1965 Arabian Album
Galleries Sheikh Zayed tending to a falcon National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi
Galleries The Hur falcon has great stamina and patience and excels in chasing and maoeuvring over long distances Mohammed Badr, Ministry of Information and Culture
Galleries Detail of prayer carpet, Turkey, c.1266 AH / c. AD 1850 V&A Images /Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Galleries Double-headed animal pendant, found at Dhaiyahm, Ras al-Khaimah, c. 2000 BC Werner Forman Archive
Sheikh Zayed: Life & Times Sheikh Zayed, Father of the Nation National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed: Life & Times Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa (ruled 1855-1909): Zayed the Great National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed: Life & Times Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa with his sons and other tribal chiefs National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed: Life & Times In 1967, the Abu Dhabi government established an independent postal administration and issued stamps bearing the picture of the new ruler, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed: Life & Times The Perpetual Treaty of Peace (Arabic and English versions), the arrangement between the Trucial States and Britain inherited by Zayed the Great, May 1853 National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Life & Times


Sheikh Zayed thanked by his fellow rulers beneath the first flag of the United Arab Emirates, 1971 Ramesh Shukla
Falconry & Conservation Detail of 500 dirhams banknote, UAE, 1983 ©Trustees of the British Museum, London
Falconry & Conservation Portrait of a court falconer, Iran, C.977 AH/c.AD 1570 ©Trustees of the British Museum, London
Falconry & Conservation Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan tending his falcons Mohammed Badr, Ministry of Information and Culture
Falconry & Conservation Falconers celebrate the close of the hunting season before returning home Mohammed Badr, Ministry of Information and Culture
Falconry & Conservation It is the falconer's duty to inspect the falcon's jesses to ensure the falcon's well-being Mohammed Badr, Ministry of Information and Culture
Falconry & Conservation The hood is one of the most important pieces of training equipment. If the falcon is frightened, the trainer places the hood on its eyes until it calms down Mohammed Badr, Ministry of Information and Culture
Land & Water Gypsum wall panel depicting a woman leading a group of four camels, Neo-Assyrian, Nimrud, Iraq, 728 BC ©Trustees of the British Museum, London
Land & Water Transport containers at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai Stephanie Kuykendal/Corbis
Land & Water Gulf Pearl Parure by Harry Winston, necklace with pearls and diamonds, USA, 20th century Christie's Images/Corbis
Land & Water Fresh dates in a palm basket © Trident Press
Land & Water Dried up wadi at Jebel Hafit mountain, near the Al Ain oasis Werner Forman Archive
Land & Water Sandy beach in Fujairah Werner Forman Archive
People & Heritage Camel race, Abu Dhabi Tim Graham / Corbis
People & Heritage Storage jars, Ras al-Khaimah Ras al-Khaimah National Museum
People & Heritage Pearl-grading sieves, Umm al-Quwain Umm al-Qawain Museum
People & Heritage Harvesting dates Arabian Album
People & Heritage Boat builder, Dubai, 1970 Arabian Album
People & Heritage A traveller in the interior, 1963 Arabian Album
People & Heritage Cutting palm fronds for a barasti hut, Siji, on the way to Masafi, 1963 Arabian Album
History & Society Camel of lead-glazed earthenware, Tang dynasty, China, 618-906 ©Trustees of the British Museum, London
History & Society Relief of Assyrian soldiers, Iraq, 640 BC ©Trustees of the British Museum, London
History & Society Entrance to the Jahali Fort in Al Ain moodboard/Corbis
History & Society Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa (ruled 1855-1909): Zayed the Great National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi

History & Society Fine red ware pottery vessel, Umm al-Nar,2700-2300BC Werner Forman Archive
Science & Learning Holy Qur'an folio, Spain or North Africa, 2nd-4th century AH / 8th-10th century AD, Zayed National Museum, Abu Dhabi Zayed National Museum
Science & Learning 'About Paradise' by Khaled al-Saai, Sharjah, 1427 AH / AD 2006 Khaled al-Saai/Trustees of the British Museum
Science & Learning Qibla pointer and sundial, Ottoman Empire, 989-991 AH / AD 1582-3 ©Trustees of the British Museum, London
Science & Learning Children studying at a Holy Qur'anic school, 1995 Kazuyoshi Nomachi/Corbis
Science & Learning Manuscript illustrating the use of herbs, 989 AH / AD 1582 The Art Archive/Corbis
Science & Learning The Sheikh Zayed Mosque clock, giving prayer times alongside standard time
Science & Learning A model of United Arab Emirates University is presented to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi
Faith & Islam Holy Qur'an leaf, Iraq or Iran, 5th century AH / 11th century AD, Zayed National Museum, Abu Dhabi Zayed National Museum
Faith & Islam Evening prayer at the Mosque of the Prophet. During the annual Hajj, nearly two million pilgrims visit Medina Kazuyoshi Nomachi/Corbis
Faith & Islam Boys recite the Holy Qur'an ANWAR MIRZA/Reuters/Corbis
Faith & Islam Sheikh Zayed circumnabulating the Holy Kaaba in Mecca, 1979 National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi
Faith & Islam Leather -bound Holy Qur'an, Al Ain Museum Werner Forman Archive / Al Ain Museum
Press The Hur falcon has great stamina and patience and excels in chasing and maoeuvring over long distances Mohammed Badr, Ministry of Information and Culture