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    An Afar girl has tribal scarification on her cheeks. Scarification is practiced in only a few sections of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03354082

    A young Dassanech girl 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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  • 862-03353991

    A pretty Borana girl at Mega in southern Ethiopia wears brightly coloured cotton cloth and numerous strings of beads. 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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  • 862-03820389

    An attractive woman at Bati market.Situated on top of the western scarp of the Abyssinian Rift, Bati is the largest open air market in Ethiopia.Nomads and their camels trek long distances every week from the harsh low lying deserts to barter with Amhara and Oromo farmers living in the fertile highlands.

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  • 862-03437084

    A Dassanech girl braids her sister's hair at her 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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  • 862-03354076

    A young Dassanech girl wears a leather skirt,metal bracelets and amulets and layers of bead necklaces. 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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  • 862-03353989

    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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  • 862-03353992

    An attractive girl from the Kediyo tribe carries a large,beautifully made umbrella. Its wooden frame is covered with the dried leaves of ensete,the false banana plant (seen growing in the background). Widely cultivated in southern Ethiopia,ensete roots and stems,which are rich in carbohydrates,are either cooked and eaten as a porridge or made into bread.

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  • 862-03353975

    An Afar girl with braided hair has very noticeable scarification on her cheeks. Scarification is practiced in only a few sections of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 841-03505125

    Hamer tribe, Lower Omo Valley, southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03354075

    A young Dassanech girl wears a leather skirt,metal bracelets and amulets and layers of bead necklaces. A long leather strap decorated with cowrie shells hangs down her back. 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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  • 862-03354094

    A Karo woman sits with 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. Typically for a Karo woman,the mother has ochred her hair in tight ringlets and has a ring through her bottom lip.

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  • 862-03354065

    A Nyangatom woman grinds sorghum using two stones. Typical of her tribe,she wears a heavily beaded calfskin skirt,multiple layers of bead necklaces and metal bracelets and amulets. 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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  • 862-03354096

    A Karo woman wears an elaborate headdress made from the wing-cases of beetles and a cape of calf skin fringed with cowrie shells. 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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  • 862-03353972

    An Afar girl has her attractive hairstyle embellished with buttons and beads,which is typical of the young girls of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03353976

    A young Afar girl at Filwoha in the Awash National Park. Filwoha in the Afar language means 'hot water'. The beautiful springs are surrounded by doum palms and rise from deep underground at about 96.8 degrees F.

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  • 841-02903103

    People of the Hamer tribe, the woman's hair treated with ochre, water and resin and twisted into tresses known as goscha, Lower Omo Valley, southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03353994

    A young mother and child of the Arsi-Oromo people west of Aje. Both have unusual hairstyles. The braids falling from the crown of the mother's head have been attractively woven with wool to make a colourful fringe.

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  • 862-03353964

    A young Ethiopian girl with unusual braided hair; the crown of her head has been smeared with a greenish substance. Her two pendants are made from Maria Theresa thalers old silver coins minted in Austria,which were widely used as currency in northern Ethiopia and Arabia until the end of World War II.

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  • 862-03354098

    A young Karo girl in the doorway of her hut 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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  • 862-03354078

    A young Dassanech girl wears a beautiful array of beaded necklaces. 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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  • 862-03354081

    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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  • 862-03354095

    Two young Karo girls stand in front of the massive trunk of a fig tree. 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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  • 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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  • 862-03354079

    A young Dassanech girl wears a beautiful array of beaded necklaces,some secured at the back by metal rings,and a beaded headband. Her ears are pierced several times,the holes are kept open by small wooden plugs. 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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  • 862-03820396

    An Oromo old woman wears a necklace and a pendant made from a Maria Theresa thaler, an old silver coin minted in Austria, which was widely used as currency in northern Ethiopia and Arabia until the end of World War II. She was on her way to Senbete, an important weekly market close to the western scarp of the Abyssinian Rift.Afar nomads from the low lying arid regions of Eastern Ethiopia trek long

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  • 862-03354099

    A Dassanech woman winnows grain by pouring it from her metal tin and letting it fall onto a calfskin. 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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  • 862-03354077

    A young Dassanech girl wears heavy metal anklets beneath her beaded leather skirt. 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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  • 862-03354062

    A Nyangatom girl churns butter in a gourd suspended in the entrance to her hut. Typical of her tribe,she is wearing multiple layers of beads in necklaces,and an elaborately beaded calfskin skirt. 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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  • 862-03354063

    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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  • 862-03820397

    A woman at Senbete market wears old silver and brass jewellery.Her two pendants are made from Maria Theresa thalers, old silver coins minted in Austria, which were widely used as currency in northern Ethiopia and Arabia until the end of World War II.Other silver coins have been strung on her necklace.

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  • 862-03820377

    A Tigray woman carries her child in a beautifully decorated leather carrier on her back.She has a cross of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church tattooed on her forehead.The people living in the highlands of Northern Ethiopia are deeply religious.

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  • 862-03820403

    An attractive Oromo girl in the medieval walled city of Harar. Her beaded jewellery sets her apart from Harari residents.Once an independent city state dating back to the early 16th century, Harar was incorporated into the Ethiopian Empire in 1887.

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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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  • 862-03437080

    A Nyangatom girl weaves a grass basket. 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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  • 862-03820557

    A Nyangatom mother and young daughter in typical dress. Rugged skin clothing is still widely used.The Nyangatom are one of the largest tribes and arguably the most warlike people living along the Omo River in Southwest Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03820437

    A Karo woman with her face painted 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. She is wearing a goatskin apron and carries a leather belt decorated with cowrie shells

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  • 862-03820402

    Ethiopia, Harerge Province, Harar.An Harari girl in wedding attire.Unlike Muslims elsewhere, Harari women love bright clothes and are seen in public without face veils.The beautifully embroidered silk dress can be turned inside out, where it is black, and worn at funerals.

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  • 862-03820398

    An old Oromo woman wears a brass necklace and pendant, and a silver pendant made from a Maria Theresa thaler, an old silver coin minted in Austria, which was widely used as currency in northern Ethiopia and Arabia until the end of World War II. With a bright red headscarf, She was on her way to Senbete, an important weekly market close to the western scarp of the Abyssinian Rift.

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  • 862-03354085

    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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  • 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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  • 862-03820427

    A Nyangatom woman stands with her baby on her hip beside her grass hut in his temporary camp. Nyangatom married women wear elaborately beaded skirts which reach the ground at the back and often have panels of different coloured calkfskin sewn into the tail 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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  • 841-02916995

    Ari woman, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917034

    Portraits of an Ari woman, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02903102

    Portrait of three young women of the Hamer tribe, their hair treated with ochre, water and resin and twisted into tresses known as goscha, Lower Omo Valley, southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916992

    Hamer lady wearing traditional goat skin dress decorated with cowie shells, carrying kalash on her way to market, Dombo village, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820432

    A young Nyangatom woman carries her baby on her hip in an elaborately braided papoose. Her hair has been reddened with a mixture of ochre and animal fat. Typical of her tribe, she wears a calfskin skirt, multiple layers of bead necklaces and metal bracelets and amulets. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south western

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  • 862-03820429

    A Nyangatom woman wears multiple layers of beads in necklaces, an elaborately beaded calfskin skirt and metal bracelets, amulets and anklets. She is standing beside a temporary beehive construction of sticks, grass and leaves built to provide shade for her goats. The Nyangatom or Bume are a Nilotic tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists who live along the banks of the Omo River in south western Ethio

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  • 862-03820395

    A woman in a colourful dress and matching headscarf wears round her neck a Maria Theresa thaler an old silver coin minted in Austria, which was widely used as currency in northern Ethiopia and Arabia until the end of World War II.

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  • 841-03505102

    Portrait of a Karo tribeswoman, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02707364

    Portrait of a woman with face painting, Mago National Park, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917043

    Karo woman, Mago National Park, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820436

    A Karo women stands in the doorway to her hut 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. In addition to painting her face she has decorated her body with whorls of goat hair tied by leather co

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  • 862-03354093

    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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  • 841-02916971

    Mursi lady with lip plate, South Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03354097

    A Karo woman wears an elaborate headdress made from the wing-cases of beetles and a cape of calf skin fringed with cowrie shells. 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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  • 841-02917031

    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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  • 862-03354086

    A Dassanech girl leaning against a bale of cattle fodder on a raised platform is silhouetted against the evening sky at a 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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  • 841-03505103

    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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  • 862-03354066

    A Nyangatom woman grinds sorghum using two stones. Typical of her tribe,she wears a heavily beaded calfskin skirt,multiple layers of bead necklaces and metal bracelets and amulets. 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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  • 841-03505106

    Portait of a Mursi girl with clay lip plate, and hairstyle that indicates she is going through puberty,The Mursi Hills, Mago National Park, 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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  • 841-03505124

    Portrait of a woman of the Hamer tribe, her hair treated with ochre, water and resin and twisted into tresses known as goscha, Lower Omo Valley, Southern Ethiopia, Africa

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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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  • 841-02917037

    Banna woman wearing a necklace known as a bignere, a metal band with a phallic protuberance to signify she is a first wife, at the weekly market, Key Afir, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03505107

    Portrait of a Mursi woman with clay lip plate, Mursi Hills, Mago National Park, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02705911

    Hamer tribe, Lower Omo Valley, southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02917052

    Ari girl, Lower Omo Valley, 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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  • 841-02916993

    Hamer lady wearing traditional goat skin dress decorated with cowie shells, Dombo village, Turmi, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916975

    Mago National Park, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-03505105

    Portrait of a Mursi woman with clay lip plate, Mursi Hills, Mago National Park, 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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  • 862-03820387

    An attractive woman at Bati market.Situated on top of the western scarp of the Abyssinian Rift, Bati is the largest open air market in Ethiopia.Nomads and their camels trek long distances every week from the harsh low lying deserts to barter with Amhara and Oromo farmers living in the fertile highlands.

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  • 841-02946104

    Colourful local woman with beads carrying a gourd on her head, Harer, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820544

    A group of Nyangatom girls and women with beautifully decorated leather skirts gather to dance.The Nyangatom are one of the largest tribes and arguably the most warlike people living along the Omo River in Southwest Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03820524

    A Hamar man with an unusual hairstyle attends a Jumping of the Bull ceremony.The semi nomadic Hamar of Southwest Ethiopia embrace an age grade system that includes several rites of passage for young men.The most elaborate of them and the most important is the Jumping of the Bull ceremony.

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  • 841-02916982

    Mago National Park, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-02916980

    Mago National Park, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820543

    A group of Nyangatom girls and women with beautifully decorated leather skirts gather to dance.The Nyangatom are one of the largest tribes and arguably the most warlike people living along the Omo River in Southwest Ethiopia.

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  • 400-08935910

    Girl In Ethiopia Country National Clothes, Wearing Stripy Cloth And Nose Chain Jewelry Traditional For The Nation. Kid In Ethiopian Costume Representing Nationality Cute Vector Illustration.

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