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1970
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Tombouctou (Timbuktu) is populated by Songhay, Tuareg, Fulani, and Moorish people, and is about 15km north of the River Niger. It is also at the intersection of an east-west and a north-south Trans-Saharan trade across the Sahara to Araouane. It was important historically (and still is today) as an entrepot for rock-salt from Taoudenni (Taodeni). I...

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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"According to Patrick and Anne Putman, Mbuti art, both on the body and on bark cloth, is of purely aesthetic nature, without magical significance. Certain facial scarifications may indicate the membership of a clan. Elsewhere the design owes more to the artist's imagination than to any agreed subject." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti D...

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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"According to Patrick and Anne Putman, Mbuti art, both on the body and on bark cloth, is of purely aesthetic nature, without magical significance. Certain facial scarifications may indicate the membership of a clan. Elsewhere the design owes more to the artist's imagination than to any agreed subject." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti D...

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1972
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EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti society is made up of small groups, formed of about twenty to forty adults and as many children. Such modest units suit the exploitation of resources in a forest where there is relatively little game and vegetable material." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti Design, Thames and Hudson Inc.]. During his trip to Zaire (now Democratic...

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1972
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti society is made up of small groups, formed of about twenty to forty adults and as many children. Such modest units suit the exploitation of resources in a forest where there is relatively little game and vegetable material." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti Design, Thames and Hudson Inc.]. During his trip to Zaire (now Democratic...

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1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti society is made up of small groups, formed of about twenty to forty adults and as many children. Such modest units suit the exploitation of resources in a forest where there is relatively little game and vegetable material." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti Design, Thames and Hudson Inc.]. During his trip to Zaire (now Democratic...

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1972
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti society is made up of small groups, formed of about twenty to forty adults and as many children. Such modest units suit the exploitation of resources in a forest where there is relatively little game and vegetable material." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti Design, Thames and Hudson Inc.]. During his trip to Zaire (now Democratic...

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1972
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Mbuti maintain nomadic habits and renounce all material wealth. They are unique in that they hunt using round wooden bows and feathered arrows without metal tips, (they occasionaly obtain these from their neighbours). They alone use poison for their arrows. The Mbuti described by Schebesta lead an extremely archaic way of life, based on huntin...

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1972
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the Mbuti people at Epulu, South East Ituri Forest region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for National Geographic Film and traveled to Africa from January 19, 1972 to mid April 1972.

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1959
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EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Saqqâra (Ṣaqqārah) is a large necropolis south of Cairo and west of ancient Memphis. It was the necropolis of ancient Memphis; has remains of several pyramids from 5th and 6th dynasties and the famous Step Pyramid, the earliest true pyramid in Egypt, built for King Zoser (Djoser) of the 3rd dynasty ca. 2630 BC by his prime minister Imhotep. It is ...

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