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AFROMET - The Association for the Return of The Maqdala Ethiopian TreasuresDetail from the amulet of Emperor Tewodros
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The Duke of Wellington's Regimental museum has a number of smaller items from Maqdala in its collection. They include a fly-whisk with a ram's horn for a handle, an ammunition belt, complete with powder and shot, and a sword.

Reed shirt
Check back for more details on this this shirt, apparently made out of a delicate mesh of reeds, currently kept at the Duke of Wellington's Regimental museum in Halifax, England.

Tewodros's Amulet
The Amulet which Emperor Tewodros of Ethiopia was wearing on 13 April 1868, the day of his dramatic suicide at Maqdala, was returned to Ethiopia on 28 September 2002.

 
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468 items
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10 items
returned
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current locations

The British Library
The British Museum
Duke of Wellington's Regimental Museum Halifax
Dundee University Museum
Edinburgh University Library
The John Rylands Uni Library
Lancaster Museum & Priory
National Archives of Scotland
The Sch°yen Collection
The Victoria & Albert Museum
Windsor Castle

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