Nuer man in papyrus

 
Nuer man in papyrus
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of a Nuer man, standing, holding a spear, among papyrus stalks in a swamp; he is wearing thiau armrings on his right arm. He is watching the progress of a hippo hunt taking place in a lagoon.

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
 
2004.130.32851.1
Format
 
Film negative
Country
 
Sudan
Region
 
[Southern Sudan]; Wahda
Cultural Group
 
Nuer Western Jikany
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
1938

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