National Geographic : 1937 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE SAmerican Colony, Jerusalem TRIBESMEN BARGAIN FOR RUGS IN THE MARKETS OF BEERSHEBA The Bedouin is too fond of bartering to hurry when making a purchase. "It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth" (Proverbs 20:14). Rug-weaving, like most domestic tasks, is woman's work. The famous ancient wells of Beersheba, with copings cut by the bucket ropes of many decades, have now been modernized (page 63).