Beja people from the Red Sea, Sudan. Famille de Bicharis.

Bicharis, Beja, tribe, Sudan,
Famille de Bicharis. Beja people from the Red Sea, Sudan.

Beja people from the Red Sea, Sudan 1895.

Famille de Bicharis.

Source: Auteur du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages, Paris, 1895. Éditeur: L. Boulanger.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Jerusalem. Plan of the Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulchre.

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