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Level:
series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Level:
item
Dates:
February 2011
Size:
1 photographic print (color; matted, 12 x 18 in. (print); 18 x 24 in. (matted))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
Level:
item
Dates:
February 2011
Size:
1 photographic print (color; matted, 12 x 18 in. (print); 18 x 24 in. (matted))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Description provided by Doggett: "A Suri woman with lip plate. Practiced by women, lip ornamentation is one of the tribe's most celebrated and distinctive traditions. During the Zigroo, or piercing ceremony, two lower teeth are removed and an incision is made in the bottom lip. As each plate stretches the lip, it is replaced by a larger one, whi...

Level:
item
Dates:
February 2011
Size:
1 photographic print (color; matted, 12 x 18 in. (print); 18 x 24 in. (matted))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Description provided by Doggett: "A Karo tribeswoman. Piercing the lower lip is a common practice among women, who may then adorn the lip with a range of objects, including, in this case, a nail."

Level:
item
Dates:
February 2011
Size:
1 photographic print (color; matted, 12 x 18 in. (print); 18 x 24 in. (matted))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Description provided by Doggett: "A Suri warrior. The artful application of body paint is a means of intimidating enemies and attracting women. It is also a communal creative process among Suri men, who decorate each other's bodies with paint made from water and chalk."

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