Retrospect: The Pearl of the Desert

Material: Acrylic on canvas Size: 143x116cm Artist: Najla Fitouri This painting represents a scene from Ghdamis, an oasis town in the Northwest of Libya. The town's traditional architecture consists of interconnected rooftops. Traditionally, women stay on these rooftops act like lookouts for the Saharan caravans. They use these rooftops as ways to learn the news and visitors' locations.

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