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Kayan Lahwi woman with brass neck coils and traditional clothing sifting rice to get rid of the loose husks in a flat basket. The Long Neck Kayan

Kayan Lahwi woman with brass neck coils and traditional clothing sifting rice to get rid of the loose husks in a flat basket. The Long Neck Kayan Stock Photo
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agefotostock  / Alamy Stock Photo

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50 MB (2.6 MB Compressed download)

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5120 x 3413 px | 43.3 x 28.9 cm | 17.1 x 11.4 inches | 300dpi

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Eric Baccega

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Kayan Lahwi woman with brass neck coils and traditional clothing sifting rice to get rid of the loose husks in a flat basket. The Long Neck Kayan (also called Padaung in Burmese) are a sub-group of the Karen ethnic from Burma. They are in majority peasant and grow their own rice. They wear spiral coils around their neck and lower legs. They are also nicknamed ""giraffe womenâ. œ. The neck itself is not lengthened; the appearance of a stretched neck is created under the pressure of the collar, the ribs lower and the shoulders and clavicles collapse. Pan Pet region, Kayah state, Myanmar.

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