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View of four Awamir Bedouin ...

View of four Awamir Bedouin ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of four Awamir Bedouin women at a well near Al Ain. A pair of women stand behind two women seated on the ground. All the women wear sheila (head cloths) over their upper bodies. The two women standing are wearing burqa (face masks worn by married women). On the far left a pot and a goatskin lie on the ground. In the background is a tree and two standing camels.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.17665.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Awamir
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 2-6, 1948

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