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Africa | A Boko man from DR Congo, with characteristic ‘cockscomb’ scarification that was obtained by carving the same places several times. | © Auguste M Bal, ca. early 1930s

Padaung People (Kayan or Long Neck) are the heritage one of the greatest treasures of the World. The Padaung is an ethnic minority of Myanmar, a tribe of the Kayan people, some Padaung people are migrant to western Thailand, Meahongson.

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Scarification in Africa

Scarification Scarification / body modification

Africa | Portrait of a Nuer woman with traditional facial scarification, the souk of Omdurman, Southern Sudan | © Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak #scar