Arrival of priest with retinue at Atissa


Title

Arrival of priest with retinue at Atissa

Date Issued

1959

Description

The caves in upper part of this image are possibly those used by hermits in the past. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on "Ethiopia: the Land of Prester John"

Subject

Spatial Coverage

Medium

Extent

1 slide : col., 5 x 5 cm

Rights

Copyright E. C. Forsyth

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Citation

Forsyth, Elliott Christopher and Forsyth, Elliott Christopher (photographer), “Arrival of priest with retinue at Atissa,” Monash Collections Online, accessed January 27, 2022, https://repository.monash.edu/items/show/34547.

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