Photo 70 – UBB-HAA-274

A group of Fur villagers are writing down Koran verses on the traditional writing boards (Arabic and Fur: “loh”) in connection with preparing healing water for a sick person. The ink written verses are washed off from the board and the water is believed to have a healing effect.

Amballa, Western Darfur.

Photo: Gunnar Haaland, 1965

Photo 70 - UBB-HAA-00274