Oman 1993-2001 Slides TOC

 

Topics

Coastal Oman

Inner Oman

See UAE Dates for date production in Oman’s Buraimi Oasis.

  

Musandam Coast

Slide#

Location

Caption

OMNa01

West Coast

Road to Khasab

OMNa02

West Coast

Bare hillside

OMNa03

West Coast

Traditional stone building near Khasab

OMNa04

West Coast

Cemetery 1

OMNa05

West Coast

Cemetery 2

OMNa06

West Coast

Sardines drying

OMNa07

West Coast

Fisherman with empty basket

OMNa08

West Coast

Fisherman

OMNa09

West Coast

Three fishermen with basketful

OMNa10

West Coast

One fisherman with basketful

OMNa11

West Coast

Two fisherman carrying basketful

OMNa12

West Coast

Fishing boat with baskets

OMNa13

West Coast

Man wearing black-and-white headscarf

OMNa14

Khasab

Cargo boat from Bandar-e-Abbas, Iran

OMNa15

Khasab

Cargo loading zone

OMNa16

Khasab

Cargo boat

OMNa17

Khasab

Unloading sheep

OMNa18

Khasab

Sheep on beach

OMNa19

Khasab

Sheep in truck

OMNa20

Northeast Coast

Bay and friendly hitchhiker

OMNa21

Northeast Coast

Bay far below

OMNa22

North of Dibba

Small fishing dhow on beach

OMNa23

North of Dibba

Loading excursion boat for the day’s outing

OMNa24

North of Dibba

Up the west coast toward Strait of Hormuz

OMNa25

North of Dibba

Mountain leaps into the sea

OMNa26

North of Dibba

Nearly vertical wadi

OMNa27

North of Dibba

Stone village on wall of Musandam fjord

OMNa28

North of Dibba

Rescuing a shark

 

Batinah Coast

Slide#

Caption

OMNb01

Sohar boat

OMNb02

Reed boat 1

OMNb03

Reed boat 2

OMNb04

Mending a fishing net

OMNb05

Drying sardines 1

OMNb06

Drying sardines 2

OMNb07

Packing sardines 1

OMNb08

Packing sardines 2

OMNb09

Packing sardines 3

OMNb10

Batinah fisherman

OMNb11

Mosque near naval base 1

OMNb12

Mosque near naval base 2

OMNb13

Mosque near naval base 3

OMNb14

Mosque near naval base 4

OMNb15

Mosque near naval base 5

OMNb16

Mosque near naval base 6

OMNb17

Mosque near naval base 7

 

Muscat

Slide#

Location

Caption

OMNc01

Al Bustan Palace Hotel

Facing the Gulf of Oman

OMNc02

Al Bustan Palace Hotel

Patio restaurant

OMNc03

Al Bustan Palace Hotel

Main lobby

OMNc04

Al Bustan Palace Hotel

Folk dancer from Salalah, Dhofar Province, South Oman

OMNc05

Mutrah Souq

Passageway with mixed goods for sale

OMNc06

Mutrah Souq

Fabric shop

OMNc07

Mutrah Souq

Kashmiri shawls

OMNc08

Mutrah Souq

Pakistani shoes

OMNc09

Mutrah Souq

Copper

OMNc10

Mutrah Souq

Gold bracelets

OMNc11

Mutrah Souq

Silver containers

OMNc12

Mutrah Souq

Silver jewelry on black background

OMNc13

Mutrah Souq

Silver jewelry on red background

OMNc14

Mutrah Souq

Silver jewelry on white background

OMNc15

Mutrah Souq

Frankincense and myrrh

OMNc16

Mutrah Souq

Spice shop

OMNc17

Mutrah Souq

Men’s hats

 

Sur

Slide#

Caption

OMNd01

Village

OMNd02

Harbor filled with dhows

OMNd03

Dhow at anchor

OMNd04

Dhow building 1

OMNd05

Dhow building 2

OMNd06

Dhow building 3

OMNd07

Dhow on beach at midday

OMNd08

Dhow on beach at sunset

OMNd09

Wedding drummers

OMNd10

Wedding ceremonial sword

OMNd11

Wedding dancers with camel canes

OMNd12

Yellow squash

OMNd13

Aubergine

OMNd14

Kalamari

 

Bahlah and vicinity

Slide#

Location

Caption

OMNe01

North of Bahlah

Village in Jabal Akhdar

OMNe02

North of Bahlah

Herd in Jabal Akhdar

OMNe03

West of Bahlah

Line of openings to access underground falaj

OMNe04

Wadi Ghul

Carpet maker’s residence

OMNe05

Wadi Ghul

Man making a carpet, women avoiding camera

OMNe06

Wadi Ghul

Cutting carpet from loom

OMNe07

Dubai Heritage Village

Display of carpet making techniques 1

OMNe08

Dubai Heritage Village

Display of carpet making techniques 2

OMNe09

Al-Ain Heritage Village

Finished carpets for sale

OMNe10

Bahlah

Bahlah Fort

OMNe11

Bahlah

Residential neighborhood

OMNe12

Bahlah

House window

OMNe13

Bahlah

Green door

OMNe14

Bahlah

Woman sewing (photo by NJH)

OMNe15

Bahlah

Child wearing orange dress (photo by NJH)

OMNe16

Bahlah

Children in doorway

OMNe17

Bahlah

Men at prayer, Friday mosque

OMNe18

Bahlah

Madresah

OMNe19

Bahlah

Children eating watermelon

OMNe20

Bahlah

Kiln 1

OMNe21

Bahlah

Kiln 2

OMNe22

Bahlah

Stacks of bottles ready for kiln

OMNe23

Bahlah

Waterboy

OMNe24

Bahlah

Entrance to souq

OMNe25

Bahlah

Silversmith at work

OMNe26

Bahlah

Herb vendor

 

Nizwa and Jibreen

Slide#

Location

Caption

OMNf01

Nizwa

Outer wall of fort

OMNf02

Nizwa

Inner wall of fort, with stairway

OMNf03

Jibreen

Approaching the fortified palaca

OMNf04

Jibreen

Interior walls

OMNf05

Jibreen

Water access

OMNf06

Jibreen

Illuminated inscription

OMNf07

Jibreen

Playing oud

OMNf08

Jibreen

Women who performed in TV production

OMNf09

Jibreen

Demonstration of sword and shield

OMNf10

Jibreen

Water supply

OMNf11

Jibreen

View across the oasis from inside the palace

 

Old Ibri: A City Dissolving

Slide#

Caption

OMNg01

Outer wall of abandoned city

OMNg02

Remains of mosque

OMNg03

Passageway and tower

OMNg04

House 1

OMNg05

House 2

OMNg06

Doorway

OMNg07

Arches

OMNg08

Roof collapses

 

Sanaw Market

Slide#

Caption

OMNh01

Outside the market building

OMNh02

Woman in black-and-white dress

OMNh03

Livestock auction 1

OMNh04

Livestock auction 2

OMNh05

Women livestock buyers

OMNh06

Young woman in burka with young man – striking differences in attire

OMNh07

Man carving a fresh shark to sell

OMNh08

Vendor of dried fish 1

OMNh09

Vendor of dried fish 2

OMNh10

Male date for sale – used to pollinate flowers on female date trees

OMNh11

Male date close-up

OMNh12

Woman with bucket

OMNh13

Silver bracelet

OMNh14

Perfume

OMNh15

Burka vendor

OMNh16

Girl with mango

 

Khanjars

Slide#

Location

Caption

OMNj01

Nizwa

Man on the street

OMNj02

Sanaw

Khanjar centerpiece

OMNj03

Sanaw

Arms merchant 1

OMNj04

Sanaw

Arms merchant 2

OMNj05

Sanaw

Early training

OMNj06

Buraimi

Large selection

OMNj07

Al-Ain, UAE

Gold and silver

OMNj08

Muscat

Collection at Mutrah Souq

 

Mesolithic Tombs southwest of Jabal Akhdar

Slide#

Caption

OMNk01

Mountains in vicinity of tombs

OMNk02

Mountains and wadi in vicinity of tombs

OMNk03

Wadi in vicinity of tombs

OMNk04

Trees on ridge

OMNk05

Tombs on ridge

OMNk06

Tomb

OMNk07

Collapsed tomb with stone tools on rock

OMNk08

Tomb entrance

 

Al Hajar al Garbi Oases

Slide#

Location

Caption

OMNm01

Wadi Kitnah

Very deep wadi cut into gravel.

OMNm02

Wadi Kitnah

Permanent waterhole inside wadi.

OMNm03

Wadi Kitnah

Western expatriates swimming in Wadi Kitnah waterhole.

OMNm04

Wadi Khatwah

Entrance to oasis over steep narrow ridge.

OMNm05

Wadi Khatwah

Oasis in bowl; Wadi Khatwah runs along far side of oasis.

OMNm06

Wadi Khatwah

Recently abandoned village house entrance.

OMNm07

Wadi Khatwah

View of “back yard” over wall of compound.

OMNm08

Wadi Khatwah

Man working at falaj in date garden.

OMNm09

Wadi Khatwah

Falaj built in 1991, above the oasis, to bring water down from the mountains.

OMNm10

Wadi Khatwah

Old falaj clinging to side of wadi.

OMNm11

Wadi Khatwah

Another old falaj in the wadi.

OMNm12

Wadi Khatwah

Abandoned agricultural terrace in upper reaches of wadi.

OMNm13

Wadi Khatwah

Moonscape surrounding the wadi.

OMNm14

Wadi Khatwah

Moonscape – with moon – surrounding the wadi.

OMNm15

Wadi Mahdah

Northeast of Mahdah. Upstream: fort and wheat field near bottom end of wadi.

OMNm16

Wadi Mahdah

Downstream: new village just beyond entrance to wadi.

OMNm17

Wadi Mahdah

Dam.

OMNm18

Wadi Mahdah

Stream in wadi.

OMNm19

Wadi Mahdah

Grass.

OMNm20

Wadi Mahdah

Unknown plant.

OMNm21

Wadi Mahdah

Unknown plant.

OMNm22

Wadi Mahdah

Unknown plant.

OMNm23

Wadi Mahdah

Thistle.

OMNm24

Wadi Mahdah

Fish swimming in wadi.

OMNm25

Wadi Y

Name unknown, south of Wadi Khatwah. Farm deep inside wadi.

OMNm26

Wadi Y

Dry w.adi

OMNm27

Wadi Y

Laborer carrying grass and walking along falaj.


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