Mursi woman with clay lip plate, Mursi Hills, Mago National Park, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa by Gavin Hellier for Stocksy United

Mursi woman with clay lip plate, Mursi Hills, Mago National Park, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

The peoples of the Lower Omo Valley are considered to be among the most facinating on the African continent. The Mursi, numbering around 6500 are pastoralists, fierce stick fighting takes place between the men and women wear large clay plates inserted into slits in their lower lips.
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Uploaded 14 April, 2013
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