National Geographic : 1929 Dec
) LIanlonai eoug iap1ne;OucclLy THUS YOUNG DAVID PIPED HIS SHEEP TO FOLD Many of these quaint instruments, forerunners of modern church organs, are still made by Palestine shepherd boys from the reeds that grow about the fountains, though the better ones are fashioned from the bones of eagles' wings. The music is eery but strangely appealing, a sort of haunting, plaintive minor. Autochromes by American Colony Photographers SHE IS CLAD LIKE THE LILIES OF THE FIELD Handspun Tyrian purple and wrought gold braid make this girl's costume, a heritage from her grandmother, rival thecolorful anemones of Palestine, the "lilies" ofthe Bible. Bobbed hair and short skirts have reached the cities, but in small towns such asBethlehem and Nazareth, old ways of dress prevail.