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Shahhat cultivates his field of onion and Egyptian clover
Shahhat cultivates his field of onion and Egyptian clover
TitleShahhat cultivates his field of onion and Egyptian clover
Date of Originalbetween 1974 and 1976
CreatorCritchfield, Richard
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionTwo men working in a field with ruins of a building and palm trees visible in the background.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Farming
Croplands
Palms
Ruins
LocationQurna (Egypt)
Egypt
Decade1970-1979
Item Number2055.20.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original13 x 22 cm.
Transcription"25. Upper Egypt, where, in 1974-76, I did my longest and best village study (Punjab & Java would follow). Shahhat, the main subject, works in field at center rear hoeing, in man's oldest form of agriculture." - typed on label affixed to back of photograph
"The pylons of the temple of Ramses III and the cliffs of the Libyan Desert rise above the mudbrick houses and palm trees of Lohlah as Shahhat (left) cultivates his fields of onion and Egyptian clover." - caption with photograph published in "Shahhat An Egyptian" by Richard Critchfield, p. xxiii.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRichard Critchfield photograph collection 2055
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/951
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2055.20.1)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010663
Original Sourcephotographic print
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