Sunday, June 6, 2010
The Habab People from the lowlands of Eritrea. 1936.
1. Group of Habab authorities.
2. Habab men, women and children ready to dance in a ceremony punctuated by the sound of coborò, a characteristic drum (visible in the foreground).
3. Habab dance ceremony during the Ramadan
4. Habab ceremony during the Ramadan, accompained by the sound of coborò.
5. Habab hairstyle
6. Sahel landscape
7. Habab family in search of pasture and water for their herds.
8. Camel drinking from the wells
9. Habab cameleer. The Habab cameleers dominated caravan activities in Semhar and Sahel, to the west and north of Massawa.
10. Beni-Amer cameleers.
11. Habab men
12 Damba, a territory rich of "Dum" palms from which "corozo", a vegetal ivory used to manufacture the so-called "buttons fruit", is obtained.