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Portrait of a member of ...

Portrait of a member of ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party standing beside a line of trilith monuments. Thees types of trilith monuments, made up by long rows of upright stones, are found in this region aligned with local watercourses, often found in conjunction with fire pits. These triliths do not mark sites of actual graves and their specific purpose is still unknown.

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
 
2004.130.3026.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Dhofar Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār]; Mudayy [Muḑayy]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 21, 1946

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