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Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: An upper body portrait of a Mandari man wearing an animal hair fringed headdress.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A three-quarter length portrait of a Mandari man wearing an arabic-style tunic and red, yellow and green beads around the neck. He has a number of radiating decorative scars on the forehead, which both sexes adopted from the Dinka, although without the connotations or ritual of initiation which accompany such markings among that group.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: An upper body full face portrait of a Mandari youth wearing neck ornaments, including a bone or tooth half-moon shaped pendant. He also has several radiating lines of scarification on his forehead with a central vertical line. These marks were made by the Mandari for aesthetic effect only, and were particularly favoured by the Mandari around Tali.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A formal group portrait of four Mandari men, two seated and two standing behind. They are all dressed in European shorts and shirts. The man standing to the right has a photograph in his hand, presumably given to him by Buxton.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A three-quarter length portrait of a Mandari youth wearing Tshirt and shorts, posed in front of a pink-flowering bush.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A portrait of a man seated on a deckchair, identified as Kok (also known as Ajayich) who was an Atuot by birth, but who had lived since childhood with maternal kin in Mandari. As a doctor of powers he practicised locally, divining in the case of possession and advising in matters spiritual. He is wearing a thick ivory arm ornament, which at that time was a prestigious object worn by wealthy people.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A group of four fishermen sitting around their nets, possibly mending holes. Beyond, boats can be seen moored at the bank of the Nile, with fish hanging out to dry.
Country location: South Sudan
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