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View of men and boys ...

View of men and boys ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of men and boys performing a dance in a field at a circumcision celebration in An Namas. In the foreground a line of boys, who are to be circumcised, walk across a field holding their daggers aloft. The boys are followed by a line of men holding muskets.

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
 
2004.130.6314.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Asir Province [Minţaqat ‘Asīr]; An Namas [An Namās]
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
June 9-10, 1946

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