Oman | ‘Startled by strangers, two Bedouin women of the central desert region clutch full-face masks, rarely seen elsewhere in Oman, as they wait for a doctor to arrive by plain at the samll dispensary in Sharbatat’. | Page 375, National Geographic, September 1981 National Geographic from the article entitled 'Oman: Guardian of the Gulf’ ~ Author and photographer Thomas and Lynne Abercrombie.                            

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