National Geographic : 1938 Sep
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE ASTRIDE HIS PANOPLIED CHARGER, THE SULTAN OF ZINDER SITS IN THE SHADE Ivory-topped is his scepter, symbol of authority over 20,000 subjects on the southern edge of the Sahara. When their ruler appears, nobles and soldiers alike fall prostrate on the ground. C(QNational (eographic Society Finlay Photographs by Lawrence T'haw BRACELETS AND RINGS BEDECK PAMPERED WIVES OF THE TUAREGS Independent and unveiled are the women of the nomad Berber tribes in the Ahaggar mountains. Indulgent husbands import silver for ornate jewelry from mines far to the south.