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Group portrait of men lined ...

Group portrait of men lined ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Group portrait of men lined up to dance in a circumcision ceremony in An Namas. Men stand in a circle around a group of four drummers. A crowd of spectators is sitting on a roof and standing in a doorway behind them. Their instruments include drums and something resembling a large pan.

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
Saudi Arabia
Asir Province [Minţaqat ‘Asīr]; An Namas [An Namās]
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
June 9-10, 1946

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