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Sudan Local Customs: 69 reviews and 121 photos

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5. In the past in the north before a woman married, her lips would be pricked with a thorn, and ash would be rubbed in, so that the lips would be tattoed a blue/black colour, which was considered beautiful..

6.Many people have small cuts beside their eyes. This shows they had eye problems when very young. Cutting and cauterising were common medical practices: burn scars on the arms were a cure for jaundice, cuts on the chest for chest ailments, on the stomach for stomach pains.

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  • Updated Jan 24, 2007
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