This picture is from the Shaka Zulu series...Shaka Zulu supposedly introduced cowhide shields, which were much stronger than the iron or wood shields used previously.
Actual photo of The Great King Shaka Zulu
Africa | Classical form shield from the Zulu shield from South Africa | Cowhide | ca. 1947
beautiful zulu traditional dresses - Google Search
Zulu warrior …
Zulu Warrior …
Zulu #beadwork via Kleinz Flickr - I hope to one day do beadwork like this (or somewhere in the remote area of this).
Zulu Warrior, South Africa.
Pretty Zulu Girl (South Africa)
Africa | Would love to go on a mission trip to Ghana!