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Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim ...

Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm


Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim, a leader in Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, standing with two Harasis Bedouin men at Boi well. Salim bin Tamtaim, a sheikh of the Bayt Ghuwas lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin, stands in the middle, while the two Harasis tribesmen stand on either side of him.

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
Al Wusta Region [Al Minţaqah al Wusţā]; Jiddat al Harasis [Jiddat al Ḩarāsīs]; Boi
Cultural Group
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Bayt Ghuwas; Bedouin Harasis
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
January 31 - February 4, 1947

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