Seated profile portrait of three ...

Seated profile portrait of three ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Seated profile portrait of three Duru Bedouin in the Wadi al 'Ayn. Three Duru Bedouin tribesman sit in the sand, facing towards the right. The man in the foreground wears a plaid cloth hanging across his shoulders over his thobe (shirt) and a checked headscarf topped with an 'agal (head rope). Behind him a second man wearing similar attire sits on the left. A young boy sits on the right. He wears a light coloured thobe and holds a thick rope in his hands. Behind them trees and bushes grow in the sand.

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
 
2004.130.22404.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Wadi al ‘Ayn
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Duru
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
February 8-16, 1949

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