National Geographic : 1933 Dec
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE MAIN STREET OF THE "SILK CITY," KANDAHAR Like many Indian cities, the center of the manufacture of Afghanistan's small prayer carpets is quar tered by two principal streets. They cross under the "Tower of the Four Highways," center of the busy bazaars. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by Maynard Owen Williams TURBANED TURKOMANS AT HERAT Once feared as "man stealers," the stalwart Turkomans still are dashing horsemen, though their major vocation is herding sheep and their women weave rugs. They are found in north Persia and Afghanistan, as well as in Turkmenistan, which bears their name.