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Three-quarter standing portrait of a ...

Three-quarter standing portrait of a ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Three-quarter standing portrait of a boy of the Wahiba Bedouin at Buraymah well in the Wadi Halfayn. In the foreground a boy stands facing forward, holding his arms at his waist. He wears a belt over his thobe (shirt) and headscarf topped with a braided 'agal (head rope). Behind him sheep and a donkey stand in the sand, while in the distance a two people stand near piles of belongings, and further beyond trees grow in the far background.

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Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Wadi Halfayn [Wādī Ḩalfayn]; Buraymah
Cultural Group
Bedouin Wahiba
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
March 24, 1949

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