Faces of Africa: Photo Gallery Two

Faces of Africa Pictures: Pokot girl from Kenya wears necklace
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Surma Woman, Ethiopia

"A married Surma woman wears a clay lip plate decorated with incised cow-horn designs along its border. During her youth, her ears were stretched to accommodate a smaller earplug. Note the delicate shaved designs of her eyebrows."

photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher, writing in the book Faces of Africa

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Photograph by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher
 
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