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Man of Nias, Sumatra, Indonesia in ceremonial costume. Mentawai (also known as Mentawei and Mentawi) people are the native people of the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra province, Indonesia. The Mentawai population is estimated to be about 64,000. The Mentawai language belongs to the Austronesian language family. The people are characterised by their heavy spirituality, body art and their tendency to sharpen their teeth, a practice they feel makes one beautiful.

les-sources-du-nil: “ Man of Nias in ceremonial costume, including the warrior’s neck emblem and elaborate headgear (The poster is printed in the Nias language, which was never written until.

"Novgorod Marketplace" by Appolinary Vasnetsov

Novgorod Marketplace by Appolinary Vasnetsov in He specialized in painting historic scenes of medieval Russia. Novgorod was a prosperous and culturally advanced city (and country) before being conquered and taken over by Russia in the century.