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Seated portrait of Musallim bin ...

 
Seated portrait of Musallim bin ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Seated portrait of Musallim bin Al Kamam of the Rashid resting near Al Qabil at the southern end of the mountain Jabal Hafit (Jebel Hafeet). Musallim bin Al Kamam, a sheikh of the Musaifar lineage of Rashid Bedouin, sits on the ground holding a camel stick. He wears a khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt and leather suspenders over his thobe (shirt) and a dark embroidered headscarf. In the distance behind him trees and bushes grow on a flat plain below Jabal Hafit (Jebel Hafeet), which rises in the far background.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22750.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Hafit [Jebel Hafeet]; Al Qabil
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Musaifar
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 5-6, 1949

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