Three Bedouin men, c.1910-1920
figureposted on 31.05.2019, 07:44 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia, Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.
The photograph depicts three men, which parallel to the three wise men in the Nativity. Their traditional attire correlates with that of the three wise men in the Bible. The men are Bedouin, which is typically associated with those who historically inhabited the desert regions.
This image exists as part of the Natvity Scenes collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.