National Geographic : 1959 Jan
Turkish farmer, threshing wheat in the blistering August sun at Bogazkale, hoists his wooden water jar for a cooling drink. The entire jug, including spout, handle, and hollowed body, was carved from a single section of log. Tobacco ranks as one of Turkey's main export crops. Farms edging the Black Sea grow small-leaf tobacco re nowned for its aroma. These workers near Trabzon thread the emerald leaves onto long cords. Strung on racks, the tobacco cures in the late summer sun until it turns to tan or gold. 72 KODACHROMESBY W. ROBERTMOORE,NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSTAFF© N.G .S .