Detail from a painting of The Battle of Adwa by an unknown Ethiopian artist c.1925
The detail shows Emperor Menelik on a white horse at the head of his troops at the Battle of Adwa, 1896.
Note Empress Taitu, revolver in hand, shooting Italian soldiers.

Photo - © The Royal Asiatic Society - 2008


First Published in News File Summer 2008

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