The skikha are female performers. Westerners refer to them as belly dancers. These women are seen at cultural events, however are not given much respect outside of the events because of the exposure of their bodies.
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Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky - Portrait of an Arabian Girl
Drottningen av Saba by Julius Kronberg Queen of sheba
#Art The Roses of Heliogabalus, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1888
Unusual style necklace from Dzhezkazgen region in Kazakstan. Early 20th c Gilt silver design, granulation and carnelian. (inventory for sale firstname.lastname@example.org)