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Ethiopian Kitabe Leather Amulet

Object is one rectangular leather amulet case with wooden block inside. The leather has been imprinted with a cross hatch design measuring 4.5 cm. The case has leather stitching where the amulet would be fastened to a chain for wearing around the neck. The kitabe was worn by an individual and contained religious texts, in particular texts written in Ge'ez, a liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

Ethiopian Kitabe Leather Amulet

Object is one cylinder shaped red leather amulet case with wooden block inside that is half covered in black leather. The leather has been imprinted with three feathers each feather measuring 1.5 cm in length. The case has leather stitching where the amulet would be fastened to a chain for wearing around the neck. The kitabe was worn by an individual and contained religious texts, in particular texts written in Ge'ez, a liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

Axe Head

Object is a metal axe head with a wood handle. The axe head was dug up on TWU property, likely originating from the one of the farms previously located on the land.

Brown Leather Purse

Object is a brown leather purse or satchel with decorative leather on the front and back with leather tassels. Tape on the tab reads "Brown Leather Purse".

African Money

Object is a wood box of items labelled "Primitive African Money"; 2 shells, 2 strings of blue beads, 3 black disks, and 1 yellow ring.

S.A.L.H Plaque

Object is a wood board with a gold-coloured metal plaque from the South Alberta Light Horse reading "Presented Robert N. Thompson from George A. Brown". A gold-coloured metal crest is attached at the top reading "Canada S.A.L.H., Semper Alacer". A sticker on the back reads "R/D Engraving and Trophies".

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