Photos: Amazing hand-painted Easter eggs

Photos: Amazing hand-painted Easter eggs

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SCHLEIFE, GERMANY - MARCH 16: Painted Easter eggs sit on display for sale at the annual Sorbian Easter market on March 16, 2013 in Schleife, Germany. Easter is a particularly important time of year for Sorbs, a Slavic minority in eastern Germany, and the period includes the tradition of painting Easter eggs that include visual elements intended to ward off evil. Many Sorbs still speak Sorbian, a language closely related to Polish and Czech. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

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Posted on March 19, 2013 at 11:18 AM

SCHLEIFE, GERMANY -- Beautiful hand-painted Easter eggs were displayed at the annual Sorbian Easter market on March 16 in Schleife, Germany.

Easter is a particularly important time of year for Sorbs, a Slavic minority in eastern Germany, and the period includes the tradition of painting Easter eggs that include visual elements intended to ward off evil.

Many Sorbs still speak Sorbian, a language closely related to Polish and Czech.
 

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