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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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Bagdad. Taking Stores Aboard on the Tigris.

Guffa, round basket boat. Baghdad Arab porters costumes, Tigris, Euphrates. Photogravure.

A guffa, round basket boat, is discharged in Baghdad in the 1920s.

Bagdad. Taking Stores Aboard on the Tigris by Means of Guffas.

A Guffa was a traditional, usually plaited reeds, round basket boat, which was used on the Tigris and Euphrates in Iraq until the 1970s. The boat is unloaded by Arab porters.

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