Burun man

Burun man
103 x 76 mm | Print gelatin silver
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
K 6

Accession Number:
An upper body full face portrait of a seated young man, wearing numerous ornaments around his neck. Beyond him is a large hut, possibly the boys' house on the hill known as a bilu, noted by Evans-Pritchard. The people of Mughaja hill called themselves Mumugadja and spoke a dialect of Burun.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
?1926 December
Blue Nile Jebel Mughaja
Burun (Mughaja)
Publication History:
Contemporary Publication - Reproduced as Plate Va (facing page 34) in E. E. Evans-Pritchard's Ethnological Observations in Dar Fung , Sudan Notes and Records Vol.XV, Part i, 1932, with the caption 'Mughaja type'. [Chris Morton 12/2/2004]
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Toilet , Ornament , Shelter
Ornament Arm , Ornament Neck , Building House Communal
Original catalogue lists in Manuscript Collections. Additional material in related documents files. [CM 27/9/2005]
Primary Documentation:
PRM Accession Records - Accession Book Entry [p. 98] 1966.27 [1 - 24] G[ift] PROFESSOR E. E. EVANS-PRITCHARD; INST. OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 51 BANBURY RD. OXFORD - 1966.27.19 - S. SUDAN, DARFUNG. VARIOUS TRIBES. Box of negatives in envelopes, [1 - 242] & 1966.27.20 - Box of prints of these negatives [refers to object 1966.27.19] [1 - 242], in envelopes.

Manual Catalogues [typewritten, entitled "Ingassana"] - 149. Man - front view. (Mughaja). K.6

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "K6"
Christopher Morton 13/2/2004 [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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