17 resultados para gamo gofa

  • 862-03354004

    A Tsemay girl of southwest Ethiopia wears a leather skirt and bright beaded jewellery. She belongs to a small tribe living close to the Konso people.

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  • 862-03820415

    The Dorze people living in highlands west of the Abyssinian Rift Valley have a unique style of building their homes. The twenty foot high bamboo frame is covered with the sheaths of bamboo stems or straw, and resembles a giant beehive.Doorways are set in a bulge of the house, which forms a reception area for guests.These remarkable houses can last for forty years or more.

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  • 862-03353995

    Terraced farming on the western scarp of Africa's Great Rift Valley,west of Lake Abaya. The crop under cultivation is Teff,a small-grained cereal,which is grown extensively in Ethiopia. It is used to make the country's national dish,injera,a fermented,bread-type pancake.

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  • 862-03820417

    A young woman at the entrance to a Konso homestead in southwest Ethiopia.The konso have a great affinity for wood and stone, large tree trunks and branches surround every home, and special care is taken to select the most pleasing shapes for their entrances.

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  • 862-03353996

    A Konso village set in dramatic scenery in southwest Ethiopia.The Konso people are very industrious farmers,cultivating poor soil on terraces,which are buttressed with dry-stone walls. They share a number of customs with their neighbours,the Borana. They both worship the sky God,Waq,and both have an ancestor cult.

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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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  • 862-03820414

    The Dorze people living in highlands west of the Abyssinian Rift Valley have a unique style of building their homes. The twenty foot high bamboo frame is covered with the sheaths of bamboo stems or straw, and resembles a giant beehive.Doorways are set in a bulge of the house, which forms a reception area for guests.These remarkable houses can last for forty years or more.

    Con derechos protegidos

  • 862-03820413

    The Dorze people living in highlands west of the Abyssinian Rift Valley have a unique style of building their homes. The twenty foot high bamboo frame is covered with the sheaths of bamboo stems or straw, and resembles a giant beehive.Doorways are set in a bulge of the house, which forms a reception area for guests.These remarkable houses can last for forty years or more.

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  • 862-03354003

    The Konso people of southwest Ethiopia worship the sky God,Waq,and place carved wooden effigies at prominent places to honour their illustrious ancestors. These eerie totems are often found grouped together. They can depict a dead hero,his wives,his enemies slain in battle or dangerous animals he may have killed in his lifetime.

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  • 862-03820416

    The central meeting place, mora, of an old Konso village set in dramatic scenery in southwest Ethiopia. The oldest villages date back 500 to 600 years and are fortified with huge dry stone walls.The Konso people are very industrious farmers, cultivating poor soil on terraces, which are buttressed with stones and rock.

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  • 862-03354002

    The Konso people of southwest Ethiopia worship the sky God,Waq,and place carved wooden effigies at prominent places to honour their illustrious ancestors. These eerie totems are often found grouped together. They can depict a dead hero,his wives,his enemies slain in battle or dangerous animals he may have killed in his lifetime.

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  • 862-03437076

    A Konso youth of southwest Ethiopia carries home a wooden yoke used by pairs of oxen to plough the land.

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  • 862-03354001

    The Konso people of southwest Ethiopia worship the sky God,Waq,and place carved wooden effigies at prominent places to honour their illustrious ancestors. These eerie totems are often found grouped together. They can depict a dead hero,his wives,his enemies slain in battle or dangerous animals he may have killed in his lifetime.

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  • 862-03353998

    A Konso man 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 Konso who live by their successful agricultural economy,live next door to the pastoral Borana and have many customs in common including the wearing of the phallus.

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  • 862-03353999

    An old Konso woman with facial scarification smokes a traditional pipe made in part from a small decorated gourd. Tobacco is grown locally by the Konso.

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  • 862-03353997

    Konso men wear stylish,brightly-coloured hats,which they weave from locally-grown cotton. Only men work the wooden looms but women flay the cloth to flatten the warp and weft. Much of their production is used to make the voluminous skirts of Konso women.

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  • 862-03354000

    The Konso people of southwest Ethiopia worship the sky God,Waq,and place carved wooden effigies at prominent places to honour their illustrious ancestors. These eerie totems are often found grouped together. They can depict a dead hero,his wives,his enemies slain in battle or dangerous animals he may have killed in his lifetime.

    Con derechos protegidos