What: A necklace made of silver, amber and necklace, said to have belonged to Ethiopia’s Queen Terunesh
Where: The Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL
The catalogue entry reads: “Necklace. Silver, crescent shaped ornaments with conical pendants alternating with similar leather ones and flat amber beads, formerly belonging to the Queen of Abyssinia. Abyssinian. Given by the Secretary of State for India. April 28th 1869.”
See ‘Set of Articles of Deceased Queen of Abyssinia’ and related correspondence in British Library collections at IOR R/20/AIA/503.
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