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Turbaned men sitting in a line, discussing the woman seated in the foreground.

"The Tribunal of Elders of the Ait Hadiddou [Berber tribe] hear testimony during the trial of a shepherd and a grass girl, at Ait Tilmi. After weighing statements of other brush cutters (this photograph), major questions remain unresolved. Deliberations were suspended awaiting more evidence: adultery, or rape? [Morocco, 1954.]" The World of Allah, p. 264.