Africa |  Surma girl, Omo Valley, Ethiopia.  Image Credit Hans Silvester.

People of the Surma and Mursi tribes of the Omo Valley, Southern Ethiopia by Hans Silvester

Hans Silvester "Natural Fashion. Tribal Decoration from Africa".

“I know a 'face' where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.” William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Africa | Omo Valley. Weyt'o , southern Ethiopia | ©RoQui 2010 OFF, via flickr

Weyt'o, Southern Nations Nationalities and People's Region, Ethiopia by RoQui 2010 OFF

Africa | "The Nabu of Kau" | © "Leni Riefenstahl in Africa", published 2002 to mark her 100th birthday

Leni Riefenstahl. Africa

Africa "The Nabu of Kau" © "Leni Riefenstahl in Africa", published 2002 to mark her birthday

Sudan. Kau Nuba Man from the 1976 publication: People of Kau by Leni Reinfenstahl.

Leni Riefenstahl

(wealth in Africa is 'handed down' - p. Kau Nuba Man from the 1976 publication: People of Kau by Leni Reinfenstahl.

Southern Ethiopia

Documentary Photography, African Tribes, Ethiopia: Hans Silvester's documentation of the Omo Valley's Surma and Mursi tribes and their body adornment via mineral paints and floral headpieces.

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