An Ethiopian King and his Army
Church of Debra Berhan, Gondar


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Painted walls at the church of Debra Berhan, Gondar.
Country of Origin: Ethiopia.
Culture: Coptic.
Date/Period: 18th century.
Place of Origin: Gondar.
Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive.

The infantry have muskets and swords, the cavalry have spears.
Other pictures from Gondar:
St George mounted on a white horse, Gondar church, Ethiopia, 18th century
St George mounted on a black horse, Gondar church, Ethiopia, 18th century
The beheading of John the Baptist, and the new-born Jesus, Church of Debra Berhan, Gondar, Ethiopia, 18th century
Ethiopian Cavalry, Church of Debra Berhan, Gondar, Ethiopia, 18th century



See also An Ethiopian 'Crucifixion' including 2 soldiers, 16th century