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Maker(s):Komissaroff, Julia
Culture:Israeli, born Latvia, (1977- )
Title:Funeral procession at the Lion Gate, from the series Kitab al-Balad
Date Made:2008 image capture; 2011 print
Type:Photograph
Materials:Digital color print photograph
Place Made:Asia; Israel; Jerusalem
Measurements:Mat: 16 in x 20 in; 40.6 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet: 11 15/16 in x 15 3/4 in; 30.3 cm x 40 cm; Image: 9 1/16 in x 14 in; 23 cm x 35.6 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2012.12.3
Credit Line:Purchase with the Henry Rox Memorial Fund for the Acquisition of Work by Contemporary Women Artists
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A group of men process towards a stone wall with a dark-green coffin that has white Arabic inscriptions on the side. Some of the men on the right are dressed in white. At lower right corner, a woman turns back and half of her face can be seen in the lower right corner.

Tags:
deaths; religion; funeral rites and ceremonies

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