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South Sudan/Ethiopia - Nyangatom man with special scarification, which means he has killed a lot of enemies

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people  Young Suri boy with beautiful face painting in Kibish

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people Young Suri boy with beautiful face painting in Kibish

Toposa tribe, South Sudan, photo by Eric Lafforgue.

The scarification markings adopted by the Toposa tribe of South Sudan are among the most intricate and involve serried rows of dotted lines.

Africa | SPLA soldier with Nuer tribal scarification in Quffah, Upper Nile State, South Sudan | ©Nicolay Paus

Sudanese SPLA soldier from Nuer tribe with his ethnic tribal marks/scarification.

Suri Tribe Boy With A Painted Body, Kibish, Omo Valley, Ethiopia | © Eric Lafforgue

Suri Tribe Boy With A Painted Body, Kibish, Omo Valley, Ethiopia © Eric Lafforgue

african body mod #texture

Love this it's beautiful "Proud Primitives, the Nuba People" by Oskar and Horst Luz @ National Geographic November 1966 // "In the mountains of southern Sudan some 50 groups perpetuate distinctive dialects and customs, including whole- body scarification"

facial scarification

Scarification after it heals! Turned out nicely on her, although I wouldn't get scarification on my face, it seems as though it would take forever to heal runes

Africa |  An Efe Pygmy woman getting her traditional face painting done.  Image credit William (Bill) Wheeler.

An Efe Pygmy woman getting her traditional face painting done. Photo by Bill Wheeler.

Surma tribesmen and child of the Lower Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa by © Art Wolfe

What if nudity were the norm? (Part - Sport activities have been commonly…

Africa | a close up of a Mundari girl in a cattle camp near Tarakeka; her face has been covered with ocher and ash.  On her forehead are some tribal scarification marks.  Southern Sudan | © Bruno Zanzottera.:

a close up of a Mundari girl in a cattle camp near Tarakeka; her face has been covered with ocher and ash. On her forehead are some tribal scarification marks.

Africa | Nuer woman photographed in Ethiopia on the border with Gambela, Sudan | © Roland Vriesema

Africa Nuer woman photographed in Ethiopia on the border with Gambela, Sudan © Roland Vriesema