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Collection: pittriversmuseum.edwardevanevanspritchard
Description: A man (identified as Kamanga, one of Evans-Pritchard's servants) posed blowing a magic whistle (kura). Such whistles are mostly worn about the body and are used for a variety of purposes, such as to ward off witchcraft. They are made from plants and horns with magical associations, such as zerengbondo, a type of creeper.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.godfreylienhardt
Description: Jean Buxton with a group of Mandari girls and her Mandari police sergeant, looking at pictures in magazines together. It is possible that the photograph was taken by her academic supervisor Godfrey Lienhardt who visited her during her fieldwork in 1950.
Country location: Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.lebennelsonmoro
Description: Soldiers of the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army marching at Malakal football stadium during the ceremonies held there in July 2006 to mark the first anniversary of the death of John Garang.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.percycoriat
Description: Portrait of Percy Coriat in uniform, at the King's Day parade at El Obeid in 1934.
Country location: Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.richardbutcha
Description: A vignette head-and-shoulders profile portrait of a Baka man.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.lebennelsonmoro
Description: A busload of returning Internally Displaced Persons coming back from Khartoum to various locations.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.percycoriat
Description: Portrait of two Beja Hadendoa men with swords and daggers.
Country location: Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.percycoriat
Description: A Sudanese soldier on camel back, member of the Camel Corps.
Country location: Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.percycoriat
Description: A view of the pyramid of Deng Kur, built by the Nuer prophet Ngundeng (d.1906) at the end of the 19th century, and added to by his son. An important political symbol of Nuer resistance to colonial rule, the pyramid was eventually blown-up by the administration in 1928 on the orders of colonial officer Percy Coriat, shortly after he took this photograph.
Country location: Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.richardbutcha
Description: A vignette upper body full face portrait of a Zande male, his hair braided into strands at the sides and in two bunches on top, a hair pin placed through one bunch. He has several dotted scarification marks on his forehead, as well as dot and chevron marks on his abdomen.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.richardbutcha
Description: An upper body profile portrait of a young Zande woman, her hair finely braided. She has a number of dotted scarification marks on her upper arm as well as dotted designs on her abdomen.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.edwardevanevanspritchard
Description: A head and shoulders full-face portrait of Mekana (Zingbondo), Evans-Pritchard's personal servant and a son of the courtier and informant Ongosi.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.wilfredpatrickthesiger
Description: View of a thoroughbred male Bishara camel (named Faraj Allah) owned by Wilfred Thesiger, one of the finest riding camels in Darfur, with a man standing beside it.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A three-quarter length portrait of a Mandari youth wearing Tshirt and shorts, posed in front of a pink-flowering bush.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.wilfredpatrickthesiger
Description: A landing place on the shore of the White Nile photographed from the Kereri steamer, with people gathered on the bank.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.percycoriat
Description: Man (identified as George Bredin) dressed as Father Christmas.
Country location: Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.richardbutcha
Description: A full length portrait of a young Shilluk woman dressed in an animal skin, holding a large vessel on her head.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A full length portrait of a soldier of the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium authority (1899-1955) holding a rifle and wearing a tunic uniform and hat with regimental plume, with a woman in an Arab-style body cloth standing next to him holding a baby, with a small child between them. Perhaps this is his wife and children?
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A portrait of a woman sitting on a log, picking groundnuts off a plant and placing them in a pot. Since groundnuts were harvested in August and September, this suggests that this image was taken during Buxton's fieldwork in western Mandari.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.lebennelsonmoro
Description: Women in the streets of Malakal during the ceremonies held there in July 2006 to mark the first anniversary of the death of John Garang.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.percycoriat
Description: A large pond created after the rains in the foreground, with the old Turkish fort at El Obeid beyond.
Country location: Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.wilfredpatrickthesiger
Description: A portrait of a girl near a homestead seated on a mat made from bound reeds, with a large pottery vessel in front of her.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A group portrait of a man, woman and three children standing in front of a hut.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.lebennelsonmoro
Description: A school shelter in Pariak village, for returned Internally Displaced Persons.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.lebennelsonmoro
Description: A mobile library in Juba, gift of the Petronas company to the people of southern Sudan.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.richardbutcha
Description: A formal portrait of a Beja Hadendoa sheikh identified as Musa Bey, holding a rosary and walking staff.
Country location: Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A portrait of a man seated on a deckchair, identified as Kok (also known as Ajayich) who was an Atuot by birth, but who had lived since childhood with maternal kin in Mandari. As a doctor of powers he practicised locally, divining in the case of possession and advising in matters spiritual. He is wearing a thick ivory arm ornament, which at that time was a prestigious object worn by wealthy people.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A full length group portrait of two men in uniforms of the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium authority (1899-1955) wearing a belted tunic and a hat with regimental plume, two women in floral European-style dresses standing beside them. Both men have their heads turned half away from the camera, perhaps a military style.
Country location: South Sudan

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