2004.130.12834.1

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 man and a woman of the Sa'ar Bedouin hauling water from Manwakh well. They are pulling on a rope. The woman wears silver belts around her waist and a number of necklaces and cuffs.

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]