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Soudan ~ Detail from a tent divider (Te Saqwit) from the Beja people ~ Cotton, leather, beads, cowrie shells, palm leaf Motifs Textiles, Textile Patterns, Textile Design, Floral Patterns, African Textiles, African Fabric, African Culture, African History, Afrique Art

Tent Divider (Te Saqwit) | Beja peoples | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Positioned on the threshold between day and night living quarters, a te saqwit is an expansive canvas whose aesthetic commentary has been related to Beja conceptions of love and fertility. These associations are underscored by some of the design elements that are applied to its surface

The Beja people leap over their sabres during traditional dances, while the Nubian Desert is home to ancient pyramids and nomadic tribes. All About Africa, Out Of Africa, East Africa, Eric Lafforgue, African Life, African Culture, African Art, Sierra Leone, Congo

Sudan

Ever since he was young, he has been fascinated by far away countries and travelling, and spent some time in Africa, unknowingly retracing Monfried and Joseph Kessel’s footsteps when he was 10 years old in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Yemen.

Beja Tribeman Rudyard Kipling, African Image, African Art, African Culture, African History, Oromo People, Ethiopian Dress, African Tribes, Lineage

BEJA – IM SUDAN

Geschichte Die Beja (auch Bedscha, Bega oder Bedja genannt) sind in ihrer langen Geschichte stets als unerschrockene Krieger bekannt. Der britische Schriftsteller Rudyard Kipling machte sie durch e…

Beja Tribe Men Dancing In Front Of The Khatmiyah Mosque At The Base Of The Taka Mountains, Kassala, Sudan - Sudan African Culture, African American History, African Tribes, African Art, Eric Lafforgue, Beautiful Mosques, Beauty Around The World, Old Port, World View

Beja Tribe Men Dancing In Front Of The Khatmiyah Mosque At The Base Of The Taka Mountains, Kassala, Sudan

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Beja warrior, like those found in the Mahdi's armies that fought the British in Egypt, African Culture, African History, African Art, Rudyard Kipling, Martial, Horn Of Africa, Black History Facts, African Tribes, Cultural

BEJA – IM SUDAN

Geschichte Die Beja (auch Bedscha, Bega oder Bedja genannt) sind in ihrer langen Geschichte stets als unerschrockene Krieger bekannt. Der britische Schriftsteller Rudyard Kipling machte sie durch e…

19. JAHRHUNDERT, HISTORISCH, SUDAN BEJA – IM SUDAN African Culture, African History, African Art, Rudyard Kipling, Tribal Hair, African Royalty, Cradle Of Civilization, Eritrean, Black History Facts

BEJA – IM SUDAN

Geschichte Die Beja (auch Bedscha, Bega oder Bedja genannt) sind in ihrer langen Geschichte stets als unerschrockene Krieger bekannt. Der britische Schriftsteller Rudyard Kipling machte sie durch e…

A Beja Warrior, this photo was taken in but the dress of these tribesmen had not changed since their fathers and grandfathers fought the British under the banners of the Madhi. African Culture, African History, African Art, Rudyard Kipling, East Africa, North Africa, Tribes Of The World, Horn Of Africa, African Tribes

BEJA – IM SUDAN

Geschichte Die Beja (auch Bedscha, Bega oder Bedja genannt) sind in ihrer langen Geschichte stets als unerschrockene Krieger bekannt. Der britische Schriftsteller Rudyard Kipling machte sie durch e…

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - My last Beja Dagger! I dig the hair. Rudyard Kipling, African Tribes, African Diaspora, African Culture, African History, Egyptian Hairstyles, Oromo People, Tribal Warrior, Tribal People

BEJA – IM SUDAN

Geschichte Die Beja (auch Bedscha, Bega oder Bedja genannt) sind in ihrer langen Geschichte stets als unerschrockene Krieger bekannt. Der britische Schriftsteller Rudyard Kipling machte sie durch e…

Felix Mechnig-Giordano on Instagram: “There’s something special about a place where people still carry swords when going out for a coffee with friends 🇸🇩 . . . . . . . #sudan…” Coffee With Friends, Something Special, African Art, Swords, Carry On, Going Out, Character Design, Culture, Poses

Felix Mechnig-Giordano on Instagram: “There’s something special about a place where people still carry swords when going out for a coffee with friends 🇸🇩 . . . . . . . #sudan…”

Felix Mechnig-Giordano on Instagram: “There’s something special about a place where people still carry swords when going out for a coffee with friends 🇸🇩 . . . . . . . #sudan…”

BEJA 22 Rudyard Kipling, African History, African Art, Nile River, Red Sea, Horn, Egypt, Camel, Campaign

BEJA – IM SUDAN

Geschichte Die Beja (auch Bedscha, Bega oder Bedja genannt) sind in ihrer langen Geschichte stets als unerschrockene Krieger bekannt. Der britische Schriftsteller Rudyard Kipling machte sie durch e…

Galerie Patrick Mestdagh on Instagram: “We are delighted that our rare 19th-century Sudan Bedja shield has found a new home! Pictured here with an #andresmoraga textile.…” African Art, 19th Century, New Homes, Textiles, Interiors, Display, Pictures, Painting, Instagram

Galerie Patrick Mestdagh on Instagram: “We are delighted that our rare 19th-century Sudan Bedja shield has found a new home! Pictured here with an #andresmoraga textile.…”

Galerie Patrick Mestdagh on Instagram: “We are delighted that our rare 19th-century Sudan Bedja shield has found a new home! Pictured here with an #andresmoraga textile.…”

Let's use this thread to post photos of Somalia, Somalis back in the day. Please only post old skool pictures. With their hair meticulously styled, the. Horn Of Africa, Eritrean, Nile River, African History, African Art, Red Sea, Girls Show, East Africa, Cattle

Beja

በጃ - Amharic rendition of Beja. Also ቡጋስ (Bugas). A Cushitic people living along the confluence of the White and Blue Niles, the Nile and Atbara rivers, Southern Nubia and Taka province. Mostly semi-nomadic stock herders (camel, goat, cattle), though some farm or fish along the Nile or the Red Sea. They are divided into six major clans: the Bisharin, Hedareb, Hadendowa, Amarar, Hallenga and the Hamran. The Beja are distinguished by their distinctive hairstyle (tiffa), to which they attach…

Native Threads Collective on Instagram: “A group of Beja warriors, referred to as "Fuzzy Wuzzy" by the British colonial soldiers📍 Sudan 🇸🇩 c. later 1800's // #NativeThreads // ⠀…” Fine Art Prints, Canvas Prints, Fuzzy Wuzzy, African History, North Africa, Photographic Prints, New Image, Poster Size Prints, Egypt

Native Threads Collective on Instagram: “A group of Beja warriors, referred to as "Fuzzy Wuzzy" by the British colonial soldiers📍 Sudan 🇸🇩 c. later 1800's // #NativeThreads // ⠀…”

Native Threads Collective on Instagram: “A group of Beja warriors, referred to as "Fuzzy Wuzzy" by the British colonial soldiers📍 Sudan 🇸🇩 c. later 1800's // #NativeThreads // ⠀…”

View this item and discover similar for sale at - A magnificent quagga hide shield. This spectacular shield is one of the rarest known African shields in existence. The quagga (Equus quagga quagga) is Tribal African, African Art, Cultural Artifact, Arm Armor, African Jewelry, Tribal Art, Ethiopia, Art And Architecture, Archaeology

Dori Rootenberg on Instagram: “From our archives: African shields made of animal hide, wood, metal, tortoise. From Ethiopia, Kenya, Congo, South Africa, Sudan. These are…”

Dori Rootenberg on Instagram: “From our archives: African shields made of animal hide, wood, metal, tortoise. From Ethiopia, Kenya, Congo, South Africa, Sudan. These are…”