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Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim ...

Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of Salim bin Tamtaim, a leader in Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, in the Jiddat al Harasis during the party's journey from Boi well to Yisub well. Salim bin Tamtaim, a sheikh of the Bayt Ghuwas lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin, sits kneeling on his camel.

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 - Dhofar Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār]; Jiddat al Harasis [Jiddat al Ḩarāsīs]; Yisub
Cultural Group
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Bayt Ghuwas
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
February 4-14, 1947

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