Cross Africa

A gathering of the tribe in the Korongo Jebels (mountains). The Nuba pride themselves as wrestlers. They are powdered in wood ash so they can get a grip on each other. Here, the contestants spar with one another before the actual contests, Kordofan, Sudan, 1949.

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Photographer: George Rodger
Media name: GR_CA074

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