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Podcast episode 28: the battle over Ethiopia's treasures

Martin Bailey speaks to Hailemichael Aberra Afework, Ethiopia’s ambassador to the UK, about the artefacts seized by the British army at Maqdala, go behind the scenes of the Sony World Photography Awards with judge Gareth Harris and ask Richard Parry about his plans for Glasgow International

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Julia Margaret Cameron's photograph of Déjatch Alámayou, the son of King Theodore who committed suicide after the British defeat of the Ethiopians at the battle of Magdala. He was taken to England where Queen Victoria saw to his education and protection. He was buried at Windsor Castle when he died of pleurisy aged 18. Wikimedia commons

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