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Portrait of Sultan bin Ahmad ...

Portrait of Sultan bin Ahmad ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of Sultan bin Ahmad, a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, posing above the Wadi 'Aydim. Sultan bin Ahmad, a tribesman of the Sh'asha lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin, stands on rock strewn hillside. He is holding a rifle. In the distance beyond Wadi 'Aydim stretches out behind him.

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
 
2004.130.257.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Dhofar Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār]; Wadi ‘Aydim
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Sh'asha
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 14-15, 1945

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