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PHOTO0000001631

English transcription: Desert scene.
Description: In a mountainous desert, a wide-spread encampment of and for passing nomads. In the foreground, a family with three camels and their belongings on the ground (except for the saddle blankets of the camels). All are seated except for one man.

PHOTO0000001618

English transcription: Camel Corps.
Description: Several men wearing keffiyeh are riding camels that have ornate tack.
Location: near Palmyra.

PHOTO0000001601

English transcription: Nomad.
French transcription: Nomade.
Description: A barefoot, white-clad nomad, head and face swaddled in white cloth, sitting atop a dromedary. He is holding a rein, and a three-tined saddlehorn.

PHOTO0000001619

English transcription: Nomad.
French transcription: Nomade.
Description: A nomad woman riding a camel. She is wearing a burka and no shoes. On one hand she has a ring, in which she is also holding a riding whip.

PHOTO0000001629

English transcription: Nomad life.
French transcription: Vie nomade.
Description: A young nomad woman peering out of a leather and reed tent perched upon a wooden framework atop a camel.

PHOTO0000001605

English transcription: Nomad life.
French transcription: Vie nomade.
Description: A white-swathed man leading a camel with two small children clinging to a saddle, followed by a second camel, being led by a woman under a protective tent-like structure. They appear to be leaving a fortified village behind them.

PHOTO0000001611

English transcription: The Tassili des Ajjer is a vast rocky sandstone plateau which, due to its altitude (5,000 ft.), has a comparatively humid climate. Because of this, the plateau is one of the rare zones in the Algerian south where vegetation has survived - in the main, cypresses and wild olive trees. Its inhabitants, the Touareg Ajjer, are nomadic shepherds. Shown here is a nomad family with their flocks setting up camp on the Tassili plateau, near the oasis of Djanet.
French transcription: Le Tassili Ajjer est un vaste plateau de grès dont l'altitude relativement élevée (1500 m.) lui confère une humidité qui a permis la survie d'une rare végétation (principalement cyprès et oliviers). Cette région est habitée par les Touaregs Ajjer ; nomades vivant des ressources que leur offrent leurs troupeaux de chèvres. Ici, nomades et leur troupeau de chèvres dans les environs de Tamrit sur le Plateau du Tassili près de l'Oasis de Djanet.
Description: A nomad family, known as the Touareg Ajjer, with their goat flocks setting up camp on the Tassili plateau, near the oasis of Djanet.
Location: Tassili des Ajjer.

PHOTO0000001607

English transcription: Arid zones - nomad baby drinking camel milk in a tent.
French transcription: Zones arides - vie nomade. Un petit enfant, sous la tente, s'est emparé d'une tasse remplie de lait de chameau.
Description: An infant, lying on its stomach on the floor of a tent, drinking camel milk from a large metal cup.
Location: Goulimine district.

PHOTO0000005202

English transcription: Arid zones: Nomad woman from the far south of Morocco.
French transcription: Zones arides: Femme nomade de l'extrême sud marocain.
Description: A woman with a child and a camel standing in the desert.
Location: Goulimine area.

PHOTO0000001623

English transcription: Arid zones. Nomad women weave their tents from goat and sheep wool on a traditional loom. These tents consist of several strips.
French transcription: Zones arides - la femme nomade tisse sa tente en laine de chèvre et de mouton sur un métier traditionnel. Elle se compose de plusieurs bandes.
Description: Dans un desert, des femmes sont en train de tisser. Elles sont assises par terre et travaillent à même le sol. L'une d'entre elles est debout et tiennent dans sa main une pelote de fil. Au second plan, on voit leur tente et des collines.
Location: Goulimine area.

PHOTO0000001624

English transcription: Encampment of nomads of the Danakil tribe in the Goudah Mountains. (The tents are made of palm fibre matting).
French transcription: Campement de Nomades Danakil dans les Monts Goudah. (Tente faite de nattes en fibres de Palmier doum).
Description: Four people, members of the Danakil Tribe are in front of a tent made of palm fibers in a somewhat grassy area.
Location: Somaliland Goudah Mountains.