National Geographic : 1939 Mar
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 0) INational GIeographic Society Dufaycolor Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams TRY BALANCING ONE OF THESE SKYSCRAPER OFFERINGS ON YOUR HEAD! Feminine artists of Bali painstakingly erect the towering structures for religious ceremonials. Cut out banana or palm leaf, elaborately decorated; fruits and flowers; roast pig, rice, and chicken are skillfully combined. Some offerings are seven feet high and weigh fifty pounds. Women carry the "monuments" on their heads in solemn processionals on holidays.