Firing muskets at a circumcision celebration

Firing muskets at a circumcision celebration
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of a group of men at a circumcision celebration firing muskets above their heads, watched by a large number of others sitting on walls. At the centre of the image a musician beats out a rhythm on a large drum.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.6316.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Asir Province [Minţaqat ‘Asīr]; An Namas [An Namās]
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April - June 1946

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