Portrait of two Bayt Kathir ...

Portrait of two Bayt Kathir ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of two Bayt Kathir Bedouin boys kneeling on the ground in Wadi Arbat. Two boys kneel side by side on the ground. Musallim bin Anauf, the fifteen year old son of Salim bin Turkia, sits on the right. His cockscomb haircut shows that he has not yet be circumcised. Musallim bin Anauf is from the Bayt Gidad lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin.

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
 
2004.130.482.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Dhofar Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār]; Jabal Qara [Jabal Qarā]; Wadi Arbat [Wādī Arbāt]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Bayt Gidad
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 6-7, 1946

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