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A man shows tribal scars on his back in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, November 1919.Photograph by E. Torday, National Geographic

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A man shows tribal scars on his back in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, November National Geographic.

Eastern Congo woman with “beauty scars”, incisions intended to accentuate her charm (National Geographic | November 1937)

Africa - Eastern Congo woman with “beauty scars”, incisions intended to accentuate her charm - © National Geographic, November

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Fulani woman on her way to market (Nigeria) - © Peter Holmes / Royal Geographic Society

Africa | Portrait of a man from the Congo with scars on his face. || Vintage print dated 1925.

Central Africa: portrait of a man from the Congo with scars on his face. “By these symbolic mounds and ridges, of which the owner is inordinately proud, can be determined his tribe, his rank, and the secret societies to which he belongs.

Africa | "Femme dahoméenne" Dahomey/Benin. Post stamped 1908. | Vintage postcard; collection Geo Wölber. No 5.

Africa | "Femme dahoméenne" Dahomey/Benin. Post stamped 1908. | Vintage postcard; collection Geo Wölber. No 5.

via The Afro Aesthetic

Skin Patterns (Scarification) If you asked people what dose fashion mean and I am quite sure that you will get many replies stating that is all about expressing yourself through the use of clothing(.

Ethnic Groups Of Africa---- Let's Embrace Our Diversity. - Culture (1) - Nairaland

In Belgian colonial-era Congo under the deceptive monstrous tyrant King Leopold II's rule Africans who didn't find enough rubber or ivory to meet the set quota were punished by having one of their hands cut off.

Topossa Man With Scarifications On His Body, Kangate, Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Topossa Man With Scarifications On His Body, Kangate, Omo Valley, Ethiopia The scars are made with a razor and then infected with ash and cow dung to cause the raised welts.

Scarification detail on a woman's back, Dahomey. Scanned vintage postcard; publisher Fleury.

Scarification detail on a woman's back, Dahomey. Scanned vintage postcard; publisher Fleury.

Rwandan Genocide. (ルワンダ虐殺) ルワンダで発生したジェノサイド「ルワンダ虐殺」の中、フツ族の民兵組織インテラハムウェに、ツチ族との内通を疑われ、顔を傷つけられたフツ族の男性。 James Nachtwey(アメリカ) World press photo of the year 1994

Man mutilated Rwanda World Press Photo of the Year: 1994 James Nachtwey, USA, Magnum Photos for Time. Rwanda, June Hutu man mutilated by the Hutu ‘Interahamwe’ militia, who suspected him of sympathizing with the Tutsi rebels.

18 Amazing Facts About The #Human #Body - Infographic | #lifeadvancer | @lifeadvancer

18 Amazing Facts About The Human Body - Infographic

18 Amazing Facts About The Human Body (Infographic) - this is the most I've learned about Human Anatomy.and I'm in the Human Anatomy class at school

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