2004.130.12976.1

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]; Bi'r Tamis [Bi'r Tamīs]
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 of the Sa‘ar Bedouin, possibly a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, at B‘ir Tamis well. In the background a palm tree grows near the well, and rock walls rise on either side of the small valley.