National Geographic : 1937 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE © John D. Whiting A FATTED KID FOR SUPPER--AND THE BOY SMILES "And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetcht a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it" (Genesis 18:7). () John iU. Whiting NOT KNITTING, BUT WEAVING HOUSES KEEPS THE ARAB WOMAN'S HANDS BUSY She strings the loom with rope twisted from swamp papyrus fiber. Into this warp she weaves the split stalks of papyrus that grow from 10 to 16 feet tall.