Africa | Be it a bottle, a basket or a barrel, Xhosa women carry most goods on their heads. Eastern Cape - Transkei. South Africa. | Lister Haig Hunter.

Be it a bottle, a basket or a barrel, women of the Xhosa tribe carry most goods on their heads.

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Igqirakazi (female healer)at Ngqokotho in full regalia including baboon-fur headdress, white-beaded headbands, armlet of white-haired goat skin, and waistband of animal pelts.

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Africa | Xhosa Matrons, Transkei | by Barbara Eleanor Harcourt Tyrrell ~ pen and acrylic on linen laid down

View Xhosa matrons, Transkei by Barbara Eleanor Harcourt Tyrrell on artnet. Browse upcoming and past auction lots by Barbara Eleanor Harcourt Tyrrell.

Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in 1973. || Focus on the Transkei Xhosa-speaking groups, the Gcaleka, Tembu, Pondo, Bomvana, Mpondomise, Bhaca, Xesibe and Fingo.

Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Young South African men of the Xhosa tribe wear headbands called amadiliza entloko. The Magic World of the Xhosa - Aubrey Elliott - Pg 39 Young men's headbands were called amadiliza entloko.

Miss Milli B Photography//Amaxhosa http://missmillib.co.za/photography-amaxhosa/

Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in

This photograph is of young men from the Xhosa tribe (from which Nelson Mandela came) on the day of their boys-to-men initiation ceremony in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. Photo by award-winning South African photographer Pieter Hugo. Hugo is known for documentary-style portraits of personal experiences in his native South Africa.

'Loyiso Mayga, Wandise Ngcama, Lunga White, Luyanda Mzanti and Khungsile Mdolo after their initiation ceremony, Mthatha' 2008

STEVENSON | Andrew Putter

Andrew Putter's "Native Work": Striking portraits of contemporary black Capetonians in traditional garb alongside portraits of the same individuals dressed in their everyday modern clothing.

Beaded calabash gourd used as a snuff or potions container. Xhosa, South Africa, 1930's.

Beaded calabash gourd used as a snuff or potions container. Xhosa, South Africa, 1930's.

iKusasa - Xhosa Dance - YouTube

An example or our traditional Xhosa dance performance

STEVENSON | Andrew Putter

STEVENSON gallery is based in Cape Town and Johannesburg, dealing in contemporary art from South Africa as well as Africa and its diaspora.

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