"the veiled Tuaregs of the Sahara"

A Tuareg man
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeA Tuareg man - Credit: Garrondo
The Tuareg are a nomadic Berber group of the Sahara.  The men traditionally wear the veil, though the women do not.  The veil usually covers the face apart from the eyes and nose - covering the face in this way is believed to ward off evil spirits.