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Detail of a man removing a dry skin from a terrace; its bright yellow colour shines against the ancient walls, Chouara Tannery, Fez, Morocco, pictured on February 25, 2009 in the evening. The Chouara tannery is the largest of the four ancient tanneries in the Medina of Fez where the traditional work of the tanners has remained unchanged since the 14th century. It is composed of numerous dried-earth pits where raw skins are treated, pounded, scraped and dyed. Tanners work in vats filled with...
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