Photo 40 – UBB-HAA-80

The smelting of iron is carried out by men of the “mir” caste who are specialized in that craft (women of the “mir” caste are specialized in pottery making). In this photo a man is making charcoal (Fur: “minina”) to be used in the smelting process.

Toumra village, Northern Darfur.

Photo: Gunnar Haaland, 1973

Photo 40 - UBB-HAA-00080