Healing Scroll | Tigrinya peoples | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

In Ethiopia customized protective scrolls that interweave sacred imagery with textual prayers have been prescribed by traditional healers for over two thousand years. These were carried on the person of the individual to whom they were specifically dedicated to shield them from harm.Often the customized content of a scroll is…

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16 Questions about One Photo with Taiwo Aina: The Women and Culture of the Osun Osogbo Festival | Flickr Blog

Taiwo Aina is a visual storyteller and filmmaker who specializes in documentary stories and creative portraiture. She is based in Abuja, Nigeria. She currently creates works around daily experiences in human life and the societal issues that affect them, women, agriculture, and entrepreneurship. Taiwo is interested in capturing beautiful moments….

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