2004.130.12832.1

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

Description

View of a boy of the Sa‘ar Bedouin pouring water into a hawd, a wood and leather trough, at Manwakh well. On the left a man takes water from the hawd. In the foreground many rolled up water skins lie in the sand.

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]