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Picture No 10007515
Date 1902
Description Rainmaking ceremony at Biskra, Algeria, North Africa
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During a drought in Algeria, North Africa, priests perform a rainmaking ceremony at Biskra oasis, pouring water onto a marabout (a religious teacher or wandering holy man) hoping this will make Allah do the same.
Source Le petit Parisien, 23 March 1902
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10007515 - During a drought in Algeria, North Africa, priests perform a rainmaking ceremony at Biskra oasis, pouring water onto a marabout (a religious teacher or wandering holy man) hoping this will make Allah do the same.

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