Photographer: Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date of Photo: November 20 - December 3, 1947
Continent: Asia
Geographical Area: Western Asia (Middle East and Near East)
Country: Yemen
Region/Place: Hadhramawt Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt]; Raydat as Say‘ar [Raydat aş Şay‘ar]; Manwakh
Cultural Group: Bedouin Sa‘ar
Format: Film Negative 35mm
Size: 35 mm
Acquisition: Wilfred Patrick Thesiger - Accepted as Art in Lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Pitt Rivers Museum, March 2004


View of three Sa'ar Bedouin men hauling water from Manwakh well. They are using rope and a wooden pulley to haul water out of the stone lined well. In the background a number of camels wait near the well.

Research Notes

Research Notes - These images have been identified as Manwakh well based on the similarity of the features of this well and the surrounding landscape to known images of Manwakh well. [AK 12/07/2011]