2004.130.17200.1

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]; 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 herd of goats running across a flood plain at the city of Shibam. On the right a large group of camels rest in the shade of tall palm trees. In the left background tall mud buildings are clustered together at the foot of a rock escarpment.