Foot Soldiers and Cavalry, Bornu, Northeastern Nigeria, 1860


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This record was last updated on 18 Jan 2011

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Source
Hermann Wagner, Schilderung der Reisen . . .Eduard Vogel in Central-Afrika (Leipzig, 1860), p.16

Comments
Caption, "Panzerreiter und Bogensch├╝tz aus Bornu" (rider in armor and bowman from Bornu). Shows a soldier carrying a bow, with a quiver of arrows on his back, conversing with horse- mounted soldier with lance and armor.