35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); shadow puppet characters on a white screen beside a window sill; the shadow puppet on the left depicts a Persian man with a snake behind him, a creature on his shoulder and riding a chained animal with a human head; on the right is a mythical creature in an anthropomorphic shape but with a split tongue, sharp teeth, an additional smaller animal head with sharp teeth, a human head on his stomach, and human heads on his thighs and knees; on the far right is a scorpion and a goose(?); Damascus, Syria.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
Height: 2.40 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 3.50 centimetres (image)
Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Contextualisation: A selection of shadow puppets in the collection at the Palais Azem.
Related image: Eu-F.T.-6084, Eu-F.T.-6085, Eu-F.T.-6086
Image found alongside Eu-F.T.-6031 through to Eu-F.T.-6079
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 1969 (?)
- Acquisition notes
- Photographed on a trip to Palais Azem museum in Damascus.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number