97 images for karo

  • 862-03354033

    A young Karo girl decorates her friends face. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820457

    A Karo girl in traditional attire stands outside her familys home.The door of the low entrance to the house is propped against its thatched wall.Most girls pierce a hole below the lower lip in which they place a thin piece of metal or a nail for decoration.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820456

    A Karo girl wears a necklace of ballpoint pen tops interspersed with seeds.Most girls pierce a hole below the lower lip in which they place a thin piece of metal or a nail for decoration.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820419

    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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-03505102

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-03674831

    Karo people in the village of Kolcho, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820355

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Their braided hairstyles are typical of young men from the tribe.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820358

    Karo men excel in body art. Before a dance, they will decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. While older men style their hair with clay, young men prefer to braid theirs.Every man carries a wooden stool, which doubles as a pillow at night.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820452

    Karo girls paint their faces in preparation for a dance. It is a tradition for girls to pierce a hole below the lower lip in which they place a thin piece of metal or a nail for decoration. Elaborate scarification is not an unusual form of body decoration.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820449

    Karo girls chat in the shade of the riverine forest that lines the banks of the Omo River. It is a tradition for girls to pierce a hole below the lower lip in which they place a thin piece of metal or a nail for decoration.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02917025

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820423

    Karo men dance by jumping up in the air holding hands. Each age group of warriors come forward in turn and dance together, advancing as they dance higher and higher until they finish with a last high leap. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar, the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820455

    Two young Karo boys with their faces and torsos painted in readiness for a dance.Karo men excel in body art.They use local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments to decorate themselves elaborately.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820454

    Two pretty Karo girls in traditional attire. Most girls pierce a hole below the lower lip in which they place a thin piece of metal or a nail for decoration.They will paint their faces with local white chalk before a dance.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820451

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Older men often wear clay hairdos but braided hairstyles are typical of the younger generation.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820356

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.While young men prefer to braid their hair, older men style their hair with clay, which they colour and decorate with ostrich feathers.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopi

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354039

    Two Karo children stand together,with their arms round each other. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820353

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Their braided hairstyles are typical of young men from the tribe.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820363

    Shaded from the hot sun, a Karo woman grinds sorghum using large flat stones.It is customary for females of the tribe when in their teens to make a small hole in the flesh below their lower lips into which they put an ornament, this woman has used a small nail. Numerous heavy metal bracelets are worn by married womenThe Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches o

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354043

    The men hold hands forming a circle within which the women dance in the Karo village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. They are renowned for their elaborate body art using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820422

    A Karo woman paints her daughters face with white chalk. The mother has styled her hair with mud and ochre. She wears a calfskin cape edged with cowrie shells, and layers of beads, bracelets and amulets. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar, who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820359

    Karo men excel in body art. Before a dance, they will decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. While older men style their hair with clay, young men prefer to braid theirs.Every man carries a wooden stool, which doubles as a pillow at night.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820450

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Braided hairstyles are typical of the young men.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354029

    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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02917046

    Karo woman with child wearing traditional goat skin dress decorated with cowie shells, Kolcho village, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354031

    A young girl of the Karo tribe has attached tassles of cowskin to her steel amulets. She wears a skirt of calfskin edged in metal beads. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820360

    Karo men excel in body art. Before a dance, they will decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. While older men style their hair with clay, young men prefer to braid theirs.Every man carries a wooden stool, which doubles as a pillow at night.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02917203

    Kolcho village, Karo man with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, with kalashnikov slung over his shoulder, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354040

    A Karo woman carries her baby on her hip at their temporary camp on the bank of the Karo River. Meat from a slaughtered animal hangs drying on a pole outside her hut. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-06805477

    Karo people with body paintings participating in a tribal dance ceremony, Omo River Valley, Southern Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02917047

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02707358

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354041

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820453

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Clay hairdos are common among older men but braided hairstyles are typical of the younger generation.Almost every man owns a gun usually an AK 47 assault rifle and keeps spare ammunition in a cartridge belt around his waist.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-03674810

    Karo woman, village of Kolcho, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820361

    In the late afternoon, family and friends sit outside a high dome roofed Karo home.The Karo excel in body art. Before a dance, they will decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. The polka dot or guinea fowl plumage effect is popular.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820420

    An elder of the Karo tribe rests with his head on his wooden head rest which protects his elaborate clay hairdo. Every man carries a headrest which doubles as a stool. This man has attached his snuff box to it. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar, who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354034

    A young Karo girl shows off her attractive make up. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820424

    Karo men dance by jumping up in the air holding hands. Each age group of warriors come forward in turn and dance together, advancing as they dance higher and higher until they finish with a last high leap. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar, the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-03063668

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820357

    The Karo of the Lower Omo River excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Even young children daub their faces before a dance.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820354

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Their braided hairstyles are typical of young men from the tribe.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-03674813

    Karo person in the village of Kolcho, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820362

    A Karo mother and child. Heavy metal bracelets are common among older women.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-03674807

    Karo boy in the village of Kolcho, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354038

    Two Karo children stand together,arm in arm. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02916974

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354030

    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 decorated with bustard feathers which is typical of tribal elders.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02917036

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820421

    An elder of the Karo tribe rests with his head on his wooden head rest which protects his elaborate clay hairdo. Every man carries a headrest which doubles as a stool. This man has attached his snuff box to it. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar, who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354032

    A young girl of the Karo tribe has attached tassles of cowskin to her steel amulets. She wears a skirt of calfskin edged in metal beads. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02917043

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02917207

    Mago National Park, Karo woman with face painting, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02916979

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354036

    A young Karo girl has decorated herself with face paint,an intricate braided hairstyle and layers of beads. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02916978

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02916977

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-06805476

    Portrait of a Karo man with facial paintings, Omo River Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354045

    Karo villagers at a dance in the village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. They are renowned for their elaborate body art using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354044

    Men dance by jumping up into the air while holding hands in the Karo village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,the Karo live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia. They are renowned for their elaborate body art using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820500

    The framework of a Karo house under construction close to the Omo River. The small thatched huts built off the ground are food stores.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354037

    A Karo mother carries her baby on her hip. She has decorated herself with face paint,a hairdo styled with mud and ochre and layers of beads and amulets. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02917028

    Karo woman with child wearing traditional goatskin dress decorated with cowrie shells, Kolcho village, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820490

    The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Young men like their hair braided in striking styles.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820494

    At the start of a dance, Karo men sing and clap in line.The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate themselves elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820489

    The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Young men like their hair braided in striking styles.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820492

    The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Young men like their hair braided in striking styles.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03354035

    A Karo woman shows off her attractive face paint,layers of necklaces and hairdo styled with mud and ochre. 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.

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-03063667

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820499

    A Karo homestead close the Omo River. The small thatched huts built off the ground are food stores.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820495

    Karo men and girls enjoy a dance.The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate themselves elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 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

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-02916976

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 841-03063665

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

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820498

    A Karo homestead close the Omo River. The small thatched huts built off the ground are food stores.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820488

    The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Young men like their hair braided in striking styles.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed

  • 862-03820496

    Karo men and girls enjoy a dance.The Karo excel in body art. Before dances and ceremonial occasions, they decorate themselves elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

    Rights-Managed