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Open the project database. Search by keyword, etc. to find photos, qtvr nodes, plans, secions and more***

Objective
The visual resources section of the site distributes photographs, films, maps, drawings, and QTVR nodes documenting the built environment of the Hadhramaut Valley. Visitors may explore the site on their own, but it is best to use the resources to complement their readings of our reports or other texts from the bibliography.

Requirements
You will need Macromedia Flash 7 and Quicktime 6 to use the visual resources section of the site.

Navigation
The main navigation categories run along the top and bottom of the central workspace. Select these categories to view different media types. Each subsection has another set of navigation categories on the right side of the workspace. Within the maps, these categories enable you to turn additional layers of information on and off. In the case of the film, photographs, drawings and virtual reality sections, they open specific media collections for further study.

Be sure to also explore the maps and drawings in the central work space. Many have hotspots that will enable you to navigate deeper into the site "geographically"   and reveal combinations of visual content.

Credits
The photographs were taken by James Conlon, Pamela Jerome, and Rene Fan. Olsen Jean-Julien, Sara Lardinois, Rene Fan and James Conlon worked on the drawings. If you wish to obtain digital copies of any these photographs, films, drawings, etc. please contact James Conlon. This project has been supported by the American Institute for Yemeni Studies and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Thanks is also due to several scholarly works. Ulrike Freitag's Indian Ocean Migrants and State Formation in Hadhramaut (Leiden, 2003) is an especially important source of information. Linda Boxberger's On the Edge of Empire (Albany, 2003) figured prominantly in our research as well.

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