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Witches' hats

Witches' hats

Hadhramawt Valley

Tall, straw witches’ hats - known as madhalla, are worn by women herding goats or working in the fields all over Hadhramawt Valley. The wearers are evidently so fed up of being photographed that they throw stones at all vehicles who even slow down to take photographs.

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