National Geographic : 1930 Jun
CIRENAICA, ON THE EDGE OF THE SAHARAN SANDS Uy ivatonai ueograpnic society iNatural-Lolor Photograph by Luigi Pellerano WITH NO MOSLEM MAN PRESENT, THE ARAB GIRL LAYS ASIDE HER VEIL Her face will be muffled in a shawl, however, when she goes out in public. The tattooing on the chin and the elaborate ornaments are characteristic. Cirenaica Arabs, particularly those in the coast towns, have not mixed with the Berbers but remain pure-blooded. Most of them are of the Senussi sect, a fiercely independent group, the last to yield to Italian arms.