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Seated portrait of a Bedouin ...

Seated portrait of a Bedouin ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Seated portrait of a Bedouin tribesman and a boy in the Ramlat ar Rabbad sands. A Bedouin man sits in the sand with a young boy. The man wears a thobe (shirt) and a patterned headscarf topped with an 'agal (head rope). The boy sitting next to him has his hand on the man's leg and is turned to the left. The boy's head is loosely covered with a headscarf and he holds a bone in one hand.

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
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Ramlat ar Rabbad [Ar Rabbāḑ] - Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Ramlat ar Rabbad [Ar Rabbāḑ]
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
February 3-12, 1950

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