National Geographic : 1947 Mar
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byDavid J.Carnegie Guests Enter the Weighing Field Through a Ceremonial Arch. Bandsmen (left) and Honor Guard Line Their Carpeted Way From Madagascar to Central Asia, Ismaili pilgrims converged on Dar es Salaam last August 10. Five months earlier many saw asimilar weighing inBombay. During the interval the Aga Khan lost a valuable half pound. Here two Indian ladies lead the way. A bearded Sikh attends asavisitor.