3049 – German military buckle

Physical description:
Rectangular piece, with circular design, bevelled centre with stamped crown, foliage decoration, inscribed: 'GOTT MIT UNS' [God With Us].
Size:
8 cm x 4.5 cm
Information:
Found in a box of uncatalogued items with two labels in Williamson's hand: 'Witch-doctor. Mau-Mau. Sundry Items.' The other label reads: 'Witch-Doctor. Mau-Mau Relics'. This was possibly part of a larger collection of items bought by Cecil Williamson from the folklorist and collector Edward Lovett.
Resource:
Object
Materials:
Brass