View of a limestone ravine ...

 
View of a limestone ravine ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

View of a limestone ravine on Jebel Hafeet [Jabal Hafit] mountain. In the foreground two walls of limestone form a ravine on Jebel Hafeet [Jabal Hafit] mountain. On the left the ravine wall rises steeply, while on the opposite right side it slopes softly upward. In the far background jagged walls of limestone rise into a high ridge. Wilfred Thesiger spent a week on Jebel Hafeet [Jabal Hafit] hunting Arabian Tahr [Hemitragus jayakari] with Arab and Bedouin guides in April 1948.

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
 
2004.130.17825.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Jebel Hafeet - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Hafit
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-30, 1948

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