2004.130.12876.1

Photographer: Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date of Photo: November 9-20, 1947
Continent: Asia
Geographical Area: Western Asia (Middle East and Near East)
Country: Yemen
Region/Place: Hadhramawt Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt]; Wadi Hadhramawt [Wādī Ḩaḑramawt]; Shibam
Cultural Group: Arab
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 large building in the city of Shibam. Painted decorations cover the plaster walls of the building. Railings and spires run along the edges of the roof. The building's windows are filled with carved wooden window screens.