View of a family of ...

View of a family of ...
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actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of a family of Sahul Bedouin unloading their camels at the Ar Rumhiya wells near Ar Riyadh. In the foreground a man and a woman unload a large camel. Just behind them other Sahul Bedouin unload the camels in their party. Two of the camels on the right are wearing camel litters. In the far background a large flock of sheep or goats crosses the sandy plain in the distance.

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
Film Negative 35mm
Saudi Arabia
Ar Riyadh Province [Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ]; Ar Rumhiya [Ar Rumḩīya]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Sahul
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 15, 1945

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