Objects & Places from Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society

Lila Abu-Lughod
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Alexandria

This is a large city located in Egypt.

Western Desert

This place receives two inches of rain yearly and lies west of Cairo and east of the Libyan border where many Bedouins lived.

Marsa Matruh

This is the largest city in the area where the Awlad 'Ali lived and most of the Awlad 'Ali men visited.

Tents

Bedouins used to live in these structures.

Veils

Most of the time, married women wear this item to show modesty.

Cairo

This place is the largest city in Egypt.

Vehicles

These are status symbols for Bedouin men, and the men like to be seen and photographed with them.

Quran

This is the Islamic book of scripture studied by Bedouin holy men.

Mariut Extension

This area is the site of a Bedouin land reclamation project.

White Clothing

Symbolizing purity, this is traditionally worn by Bedouin men, especially during rites and ceremonies...

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