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Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim ...

Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim, one of the leaders of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, riding a camel in the cliffs above Andhur spring. Salim bin Tamtaim, a sheikh of the Bayt Ghuwas lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin, sits on a large camel, which is turned towards the left.

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
Dhofar Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār]; Wadi Andhur [Wādī Andhūr]; Andhur [Andhūr]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Bayt Ghuwas
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
January 1-3, 1946

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