Photo 45 – UBB-HAA-490

Two blacksmiths of the “mir” caste forging an axe (Fur: “bou”, Arabic: “fas”) at the local souq (market place). Iron goods are associated with the stigmatized “mir” identity and are transacted at a distance from the central market place where agricultural and pastoral products are transacted.

Kutum, Northern Darfur.

Photo: Randi Haaland, 1978

Photo 45 - UBB-HAA-00490