A young Himba woman guest awaits the wedding festivities. She wears the erembe headdress of a married woman. The white conch-shell pendant between her breasts, traditionally passed from mother to daughter, is worth as much as a young goat or sheep.


  • Title: Himba Wedding Guest
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1994
  • Location: Namibia
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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