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Half length portrait of Muhammad ...

Half length portrait of Muhammad ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Half length portrait of Muhammad bin Al Jabari, one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, leaning against a wall at Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain. Muhammad bin Al Jabari, a tribesman of the Awamir Bedouin, leans against a wall facing forward. He wears a khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt and suspenders over his thobe (shirt). On his head he wears dark coloured headscarf topped with an 'agal (head rope).

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
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]; Al Muwaiji Fort [Qasr al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Awamir
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 6-9, 1949

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