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Young woman from the Hamer tribe, Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Young woman from the Hamer tribe, Omo Valley, Ethiopia.The most astonishing thing about these people is their beauty. Both boys and girls have magnificent physiques – slender and unusually supple. Lack of material culture is compensated by the exceptional ornamental and symbolic wealth of their decorated bodies. They adorn themselves to manifest their status and tribal identity, not only as an expression of beauty, but also as a demonstration of messages and signals. They do this through scarification, paintings, ornamentation and hair styles.

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Glyfada, Athens, Greece
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© Dimitra Stasinopoulou.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2012
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2014, 12:33 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f14
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