National Geographic : 1945 Jan
The National Geographic Magazine Mosque Officials Watch over Food Baskets Displayed by Proud Owners At a nightlong festivity they celebrated the home-coming of Bira's seafarers. For the hungry, fruits were strung on rafters; they did not touch the display baskets. An open-work globe at the right is made of fish and is topped by an omelet. These six assistants to the Caliph wear ceremonial jackets and tasseled caps.