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Hamer are one of the tribes in Omo valley in southern Ethiopia. They are predominantly pasturalists. This woman was in the small town of Turmi where there is a weekly market.

The top necklace indicates that she is married and is her husbands first wife. the other two indicate that he has two other subsequent wives.

f/7.1, ISO200, 70mm, 1/640s

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