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KAKA HEADDRESS AND TUNIC (made of leather and porcupine quills), Cameroon

This is an original 1930 photograph of a portrait of the Governor, wearing the ceremonial robe of State, of the city of Axum or Aksum, Abyssinia (present-day Ethiopia).

Photograph by Von Lüpke, Deutsche Aksum-Expedition.