Portrait of Muhammad al Auf ...

Portrait of Muhammad al Auf ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of Muhammad al Auf, a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, and a tribesman of the Wahiba Bedouin sitting beside a cooking fire in the Wadi Hawshi. Muhammad al Auf, a tribesman of the Bayt Mbarik lineage of Rashid Bedouin, sits on the left. The man of the Wahiba Bedouin sits on the right, next to a pot and other cooking accessories. He is drinking from a small cup.

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
Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Wadi Hawshi [Wādī Ḩawshī]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Mbarik; Bedouin Wahiba
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
January 22-31, 1947

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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