Boy, Gälawdios, Amhara, Ethiopia, July 2009

Boy, Gälawdios, Amhara, Ethiopia, July 2009

A local boy, wearing an herbal charm around his neck, most probably to ward off the evil eye. A large portion of the däbtära’s work is herb-craft, supplemented by the reading of prayers and invocations and the making of kitab and other written amulets.



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