The name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.
Assyrian Coiffures and Hats. The Luxurious Assyrian Costumes. Coiffures, Hats. Part V. Assyrian. Plate 7.
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… Read More