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View of a small fort ...

View of a small fort ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of a small fort in the Al Ain / Al Buraimi oasis. In the near foreground a pile of gravel sits in front of a small fort with two watchtowers. The walls and towers are built from mud. In the right background a grove of date palms grows alongside the fort. In the far distance beyond the mountain Jabal Hafit (Jebel Hafeet) rises high above the plain.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22815.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Buraimi
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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