156 images for ethiopian ethnicity (male)

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    Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Mercato. Stalls at the sprawling Mercato Market selling new and second hand electrical equipment and motors. Almost every conceivable discarded item is repaired and re cycled at Mercato.

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    Warriors of the nomadic Afar tribe wear their hair long and carry large curved daggers, known as jile, strapped to their waists.Proud and fiercely independent, they live in the low lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.Modern rifles have now replaced daggers as weapons although most young men still wear ornate daggers by tradition.

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    A young Dassanech boy silhouetted against the evening sky at his settlement alongside the Omo River. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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    An elder of the Karo tribe sits with his wife and child. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia,the Karo are renowned for their elaborate body painting using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments. This man also has a clay hairdo typical of tribal elders. Like most adult males he carries a rifle.

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  • 862-03820573

    An Ethiopian man wears a headdress made from the skin of a gelada, a unique baboon like primate that lives at high altitudes in northern Ethiopia, and a cloak embroidered with Ethiopias imperial lion.

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  • 862-03353960

    A Konso man ploughs his land with two yoked oxen. In the absence of modern farming methods,a wooden stave serves as his plough. Traditional agricultural methods are widely used in Ethiopia..

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    An old Borana man at Chew Bet in southern Ethiopia. His unbleached cotton wrap and turban are typical of the older generation of his tribe.The pastoral Borana live either side of the southern Ethiopian/northern Kenya border and form a large and important group of the Oromo-speaking cluster of tribes.

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    Warriors of the nomadic Afar tribe wear their hair long and carry large curved daggers, known as jile, strapped to their waists.Proud and fiercely independent, they live in the low lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.Modern rifles have now replaced daggers as weapons although most young men still wear ornate daggers by tradition.

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  • 862-03353981

    A man winnows Teff,a small-grained cereal,with a wooden hayfork.Teff is grown extensively in Ethiopia and is used to make injera,a fermented,bread-type pancake,which is the country's national dish. Teff stands as an example of Ethiopia's early success as a centre for plant domestication.

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  • 862-03354081

    A young Dassanech girl holds her little brother. She wears a leather skirt with an elaborate fringe of wooden and metal tassles. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 862-03354100

    A young Dassanech boy with an elaborate clay hairdo and headband of beads at his village in the Omo Delta. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) and Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 862-03437075

    A young Dorze boy winds cotton onto a bobin for his father. Dorze men are synonymous with weaving the best cotton cloth in Ethiopia.

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  • 841-03870578

    Young man praying in Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03354080

    A young Dassanech girl holds her little brother. She wears a leather skirt with an elaborate fringe of wooden and metal tassles. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 841-05781873

    Epiphany, Ethiopian celebrations at the baptismal site of Qasr el Yahud, Jordan River, Israel, Middle East

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  • 862-03711119

    A Kereyu man with his fuzzy,well-oiled hair fashioned in a semi-circular shape. He wears unbleached cloth made from local cotton.

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  • 862-03354063

    A Nyangatom warrior has painted his body and face in preparation for a dance. Most adult males carry rifles both as status symbols and in case of cattle raids or disputes with neighbouring tribes. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south-western Ethiopia.

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  • 841-03870569

    Faithful kissing a Bible outside a church in Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03353986

    A proud peasant farmer harvests wheat between Ziway and Butajira in Central Ethiopia. Aided by his neighbours,the harvesting is carried out manually using sickles.

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  • 862-03820431

    A Nyangatom boy holds a cow whilst another boy draws his bow ready to fire an arrow with a very short head into the artery of the cow so they can bleed it. Several pints of blood will be collected which will then be mixed with milk and drunk by the Nyangatom. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of sem nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south western Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03354083

    Two young Dassanech boys sport elaborate clay hairdos at their settlement alongside the Omo River. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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    A Nyangatom boy holds a cow whilst another boy draws his bow ready to fire an arrow with a very short head into the artery of the cow so they can bleed it. Several pints of blood will be collected which will then be mixed with milk and drunk by the Nyangatom. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of sem nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south western Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03354073

    A Dassanech man shows off his distinctive hairdo and ornamentation. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 862-03354061

    Nyangatom men their faces and bodies with stylised patterns using natural pigments obtained from chalk,ochre and crushed rock prior to a dance. The young men then form a circle linking arms and take it in turns to dance around the inside of of the circle. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south-western Ethiopia.

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  • 841-03063668

    Jumping fertility dance, Karo tribe, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820434

    A Dassanech man shows off his distinctive painted clay hairdo. The central panel consists of tightly packed coils of sisal thread extracted from grain sacks that allow the scalp to breathe underneath the clay. The scarification on his chest indicates that he has killed a man in combat. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000, the Dassanech, also known as the Galeb,

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  • 862-03437083

    Karo men paint each other in preparation for a dance in the village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia,the Karo are renowned for their elaborate body painting using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments.

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  • 841-03870571

    Faithful reading outside a church in Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820572

    A Hamar man in a mix of traditional and modern dress.The Hamar are semi nomadic pastoralists who live in harsh country around the Hamar Mountains of Southwest Ethiopia.Their whole way of life is based on the needs of their livestock. Cattle are economically and culturally their most important asset.

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  • 841-02903079

    Portait of a local village boy, Simien Mountains National Park, The Ethiopian Highlands, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03354092

    An elder of the Karo tribe,a small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. The Karo are renowned for their elaborate body painting using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments. This man also has a clay hairdo typical of tribal elders. Like most adult males he carries a rifle.

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  • 862-03437082

    An elder of the Karo tribe,a small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. The Karo are renowned for their elaborate body painting using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments. This man also has a clay hairdo typical of tribal elders. Like most adult males he carries a rifle.

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  • 862-03354074

    A young Dassanech boy shows off his distinctive painted clay hairdo. The central panel consists of tightly packed coils of sisal thread extracted from grain sacks that allow the scalp to breathe underneath the clay. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 832-03724071

    Ethiopia

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  • 862-03820433

    The distinctive hair style of this Dassanech man, achieved using a combination of clay, animal fat and ochre, signifies that he has killed a man recently. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000, the Dassanech, also known as the Galeb, Changila or Merille, are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 841-02705873

    man standing next to Bananas in a market stall in Gonder, Gonder, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03354071

    A Dassanech man shows off his distinctive clay hairdo. The central pannel consists of tightly packed coils of sisal thread extracted from grain sacks that allow the scalp to breathe underneath the clay. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 862-03353984

    Donkeys trample corn to remove the grain in a typical rural setting between Ziway and Butajira. Depending on the availability of animals,a farmer may use ponies,donkeys or oxen for this purpose.

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  • 862-03353990

    A Borana man at Mega in southern Ethiopia wears a phallic Kallaacha on his forehead. Made of cast aluminium and ivory or bone,the Kallaacha is worn during the tribe's initiation and gada age-grade ceremonies. The pastoral Borana live either side of the southern Ethiopian/northern Kenya border and form a large and important group of the Oromo-speaking cluster of tribes.

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  • 862-03354084

    A young Dassanech boy silhouetted against the evening sky at his settlement alongside the Omo River. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 841-02916983

    Face painting with a mixture of clay, oils and plant pigments, Hamer Jumping of the Bulls initiation ceremony, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 832-03724677

    Priest sitting outside rock church

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  • 841-02903096

    Bet Medhane Alem (Saviour of the World), Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916974

    Karo people with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, dancing, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02715441

    Boys in field harvesting 'tef', Woolisso region, Shoa province, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916969

    Tsemay man in colourful clothing at weekly market, Key Afir, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03354068

    The grass huts and granary stores of a Nyangatom settlement. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south-western Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03820406

    Warriors of the nomadic Afar tribe carry large curved daggers, known as jile, strapped to their waists.Proud and fiercely independent, they live in the low lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 841-03676180

    Workers digging for salt, El Sod crater lake, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917032

    Portrait of a Hamer (Hamar) child at Evangadi dancing (night dance), Dombo Village, Turmi, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917025

    Karo man with body painted with animal pigments and clay, carrying radio under his arm, Kolcho village, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03353961

    A Tigray man ploughs his land with two yoked oxen. In the absence of modern farming methods,a metal-tipped wooden plough serves his needs. Traditional agricultural methods are widely used in Ethiopia..

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  • 841-02917026

    Dorze boy with musical instrument made from bamboo, Chencha mountains, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03034195

    Close-up of blacksmith's hands working on metal cross,Axoum (Axum) (Aksum),Tigre region,Ethiopia,Africa

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  • 841-02916979

    Karo men with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, at dancing performance, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916973

    Mago National Park, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03870570

    Faithful reading outside a church in Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916978

    Karo man with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, at dancing performance, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917042

    Tsemay man with flower in mouth at weekly market, Key Afir, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820412

    The extinct volcano at Chew Bet in southern Ethiopia has a dark, seasonal lake at the bottom of its deep, steep sided crater.Borana tribesmen harvest salt there for their livestock.They use long poles to pry clods of salt enriched inky ooze from the lakebed, occasionally submerging themselves to gather it in their arms. The salt is then transported to the crater rim in donkey panniers.

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  • 841-02917063

    Priest with cross, Bet Meskel, an excavated chapel in the northern wall of the courtyard of Bet Maryam, Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916987

    Hamer man, Hamer Jumping of the Bulls initiation ceremony,Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03034209

    The Blue Nile Falls,near Lake Tana,Gondar region,Ethiopia,Africa

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  • 841-02707358

    Karo man with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, at dancing performance, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916972

    Mago National Park, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03354064

    A Nyangatom boy catches blood from the artery of a cow in a gourd. The cow is bled by firing an arrow with a very short head into the artery of the cow. Several pints of blood will be collected which will then be mixed with milk and drunk by the Nyangatom. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south-western Ethiopia.

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  • 841-02917062

    Pilgrim reads Holy Bible in Bet Maryam (St. Mary's) courtyard, Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917047

    Karo man with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, Kolcho village, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03034158

    Palm Sunday procession,Axoum (Axum) (Aksum),Tigre region,Ethiopia,Africa

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  • 841-02917036

    Karo people with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, dancing, Kolcho village, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03505128

    Portrait of a Karo tribesman, with face and body painted with chalk to represent the spotted plumage of the guinea fowl, Omo river, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03505103

    Portrait of a Karo tribesman with facial decoration in chalk imitating the spotted plumage of the guinea fowl, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03063667

    Fertility dance, Karo tribe, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02711647

    Women collecting water at the Dimma Refugee Camp, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02705909

    Three Karo tribesmen with face and body decoration in chalk, imitating the spotted plumage of the guinea fowl, Omo river, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917031

    Face painting with a mixture of clay, oils and plant pigments in preparation for the Hamer (Hamar) jumping of the bulls initiation ceremony, Turmi, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917060

    Old man wearing traditional gabi (white shawl) reading Holy Bible in rock-hewn monolithic church of Bet Medhane Alem (Saviour of the World), Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916994

    Hamer Jumping of the Bulls initiation ceremony, naked initiate running over backs of bulls or cows, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916989

    Hamer man stirring cows blood ready for drinking, Dombo village, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916977

    Karo elders sitting with guns on wooden head-rests with kalashnikov, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, africa

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  • 841-02916986

    Hamer man, Hamer Jumping of the Bulls initiation ceremony,Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916976

    Karo man with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, at dancing performance, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02903076

    Girl holding yellow Meskel flowers in a fertile green wheat field after the rains, The Ethiopian Highlands, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916990

    Face painting with a mixture of clay, oils and plant pigments, Hamer Jumping of the Bulls initiation ceremony, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02903092

    The Sunken Rock Hewn church of Bet Giyorgis (St George), Lalibela, Northern Ethiopia, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02705898

    Bet Medhane Alem (Saviour of the World), Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820518

    With whipping sticks in their hands, men crouch as they bless an initiate who is about to perform his Jumping of the Bull ceremony.The Hamar are semi nomadic pastoralists of Southwest Ethiopia who embrace an age grade system that includes several rites of passage for young men.

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  • 841-03063665

    Fertility dance, Karo tribe, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02903094

    Bet Medhane Alem (Saviour of the World), Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02705875

    Portait of a Holy man on pilgrimage in Gonder, Gonder, Ethiopia, Africa

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