Boat Builders


Date: 2008–15

Yuhanna Nashmi describes and photographs the work of a Mandaean boat builder called Basheer, who operates a workshop on the banks of the Tigris in Amara city. He learned … read more


Date: 1951-58

Wilfred Thesiger (d. 2003) identifies the settlement of Huwair on the Euphrates as a major centre for the manufacture of wooden canoes and two-masted boats. The favoured … read more