2004.130.12979.1

Photographer: Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date of Photo: December 3-17, 1947
Continent: Asia
Geographical Area: Western Asia (Middle East and Near East)
Country: Yemen
Region/Place: Hadhramawt Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt]; Wadi Hadhramawt [Wādī Ḩaḑramawt]; Seiyun; Al Kathiri Palace
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 Al Kathiri Palace in Seiyun. Rock markers sit in a graveyard in the foreground. In the distance Al Kathiri Palace rises high above the city. The palace is several storeys tall and has round turrets on the corners of the building.