View of Sultan bin Ahmad ...

View of Sultan bin Ahmad ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Sultan bin Ahmad, one of the leaders of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, sitting with a young boy in the cliffs above Andhur spring. Sultan bin Ahmad, a sheikh of the Sh'asha lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin, sits on the right, and the young boy sits just behind him. Further behind a ruined building, possibly the remains of a fort, sits at the edge of the cliff. In the distance below a large grove of date palms grows in the Wadi Andhur. In the far distance steep cliffs run along the far side of the wadi.

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
 
2004.130.430.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Dhofar Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār]; Wadi Andhur [Wādī Andhūr]; Andhur [Andhūr]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Sh'asha
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 1-3, 1946

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