Category Archives: Middle East

MARRIED WOMAN of Bethlehem

Israel, Bethlehem, traditional, costume, near east, fashion, history,

MARRIED WOMAN of Bethlehem

MARRIED WOMAN of Bethlehem

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The dress of the Arabs. Affluent class.

Arabs, Arabian, costumes, dress, aba, kubiyah, sakal

The dress of the Arabs. Affluent class.

The dress of the Arabs. Affluent class.

Costumes Near East. ARABIA.
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Late Antique Fabrics from Egypt.

Antique, Fabrics, Silk, Pattern, Sassanid, Persia, Egypt,

Late Antique Fabrics from Egypt.

Late Antique Fabrics from Egypt.

1) Red silk, patterned with figures of Samson and the lion. Alexandria, 6th — 7th Cent. — 2) Silk fabric. Alexandria, 6th — 7th Cent. — 3) Fabric with cock pattern, Persia, ca. 600. — 4 Sassanian fabric, Persia, 6th—7th Cent. 5) Fabric with elephant pattern. Persia, 8th — 9th Cent.

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Coiffures, Hats. The Luxurious Assyrian Costumes.

Fashion, history, Ancient, Assyrian, Coiffures, Hats, Paul Louis de Giafferri

Assyrian Coiffures, Hats.

Assyrian Coiffures and Hats.

The Luxurious Assyrian Costumes. Coiffures, Hats. Part V. Assyrian. Plate 7.
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Arabian inhabitants of Mecca and Medina

Arabian inhabitants, Arab, Medina, Mecca, traditional clothing, 19th century

1. Arab of Medina, 2. woman of Mecca and 3. woman of Medina.

Arabian inhabitants of Mecca and Medina, 19th c.

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Sheikh Abdallah I. Ibn Saud. Imam of the Wahhabi.

Abdallah I. ibn Saud. Sheikh, Wahhabi, Emir, Saudi State, Imam, arabia costume

Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud.

Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud.

Sketched from life by Sir J. Sutherland.

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Darius III and Courtiers. Persia 350 BC.

Darius III. Costumes. Asia Ancient Times. Persia.

Darius III and Courtiers.

Darius III and Courtiers

Asia Tempi Antichi. Persia. Dario III E Cortigiani.

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Dracoman. Vincenzo Belluti.

Dracoman. Vincenzo Belluti. Dracoman. Ottoman empire costumes.

Dracoman. Vincenzo Belluti.

Dracoman. Vincenzo Belluti.

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Abyssinian and Egyptians.

Abyssinian and Egyptians. traditional arab costumes. Bedouin clothing.

Abyssinian and Egyptians.

Abyssinian and Egyptians.

Abyssin et Égyptiens. Guerriers et soldats du désert.

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Hebron. The Cave of Machpelah.

Hebron. Cave of Machpelah. Ibrahimi Mosque. ancient Jewish site. Hebrew patriarchs Abraham, Jacob. Isaac. מערת המכפלה

The Cave of Macpelah

Hebron and the monument over the Cave of Machpelah.

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The Pool of Siloam in Jerusalem.

Siloam Pool. Israel. Jerusalem. Sacred Christian site. Gihon Spring. Solomon

Pool of Siloam

The Pool of Siloam. Sacred Christian site.

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