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Queen Terunesh’s broken bracelet

Published / by Andrew Heavens / 1 Comment on Queen Terunesh’s broken bracelet

What: A broken silver bracelet, said to have belonged to Ethiopia’s Queen Terunesh

Where: The Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL

©Victoria & Albert Museum, London

The catalogue entry reads: “Bracelet of silver beads (now broken), Ethiopia, before 1868 (formerly belonging to Queen Woyzaro Terunesh, second wife of the Ethiopian emperor Tewodros II (Theodore).”

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