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View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party camping at Ma' Shadid well in the Wadi Ghudun. In the foreground Sultan bin Ahmad walks in front of a group of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin guides, who are standing together in the central foreground. Sultan bin Ahmad is a sheikh of the Sh'asha lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin and the Bayt Kathir leader of the expedition. All around them piles of equipment lie in the sand, and in the left background three camels are couched in the sand.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.211.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Dhofar Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār]; Wadi Ghudun; Ma’ Shadid [Mā’ Shadīd]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin; Bedouin Bayt Kathir Sh'asha
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 9, 1945

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