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Omo Valley, Hans Silvester, Tribal Decoration, Body Painting, Omo People, African Tribes, Aboriginal Face Painting

Omo Valley, Hans Silvester, Tribal Decoration, Body Painting, Omo People, African Tribes, Aboriginal Face Painting

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Lilting Grace: Beautification--Connected Ideals, Color Perception and the Omo Valley Tribes

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In the isolated and fertile volcanic valley of the Omo region of Ethiopia, the soil provides the people with an array of pigments for body decoration: red ochre, white kaolin, copper green, and yellow or light gray ash. Photos by Hans Sylvester

Photo by Hans Silvester - I like the use of lines to create various shapes and the use of white which contrasts with the other colours thus making the patterns stand out.

indigenous-tribes: “Horn of Africa (Ethiopia) : Mursi tribe ”

Surma Tribe,People of the Omo, Ethiopia  Photo by Jean Yves Juguet -- National Geographic Your Shot

Surma Tribe,People of the Omo, Ethiopia Photo by Jean Yves Juguet — National Geographic Your Shot

Surma kid with fruits and plants decoration - Kibish Ethiopia by Eric Lafforgue, via Flickr

User: guest pass: 123456 Surma kid with fruits and plants decoration - Kibish Ethiopia

Africa | Karo Boys Showing Off; they use white river clay to make themselves beautiful or to prepare for ceremonies.  South of the Omo Valley, on the banks of the Omo River, Ethiopia | ©Steven Goethals

Karo Boys Showing Off; they use white river clay to make themselves beautiful or to prepare for ceremonies. South of the Omo Valley, on the banks of the Omo River, Ethiopia

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