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Four girls in festive attire

Smiling Kazakh girls in festive attire at a yurt raising ceremony. The girls are sitting on the materials for constructing the yurt, including the felt covers in the background, Saty, Tian Shan Mountains, Kazakhstan. Yurts have been a distinctive dwelling of Central Asian nomads for centuries. They consist of expanding lattice wall-sections, a door-frame, bent roof poles and a crown, all covered with heavy felt made from the wool of sheep. They are designed to be able to be dismantled and moved from place to place on the backs of camels or yaks

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