Azerbaijan International

Spring 2005 (13.1)

Sofi Hamid

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Camels play a large role in the iconography of Sofi Hamid, especially in scenes from older grave makers of the early 20th century. Images of camels are frequently carved on the tombstones, often as part of a caravan. Azerbaijan was a crossroads located on medieval trade routes - east/west, as well as north/south. Photo: Betty Blair

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