The Prince and the Plunder

A book on how Britain took one boy and piles of treasures from Ethiopia

Borrett’s ring

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: A ring taken off a dead Ethiopian soldier’s finger after the Battle of Aroge, April 10 1868

Where: King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

The museum entry reads: Ring taken from a dead Abyssinian soldier by Lieutenant Borrett.

Accession Number: KO0467/04

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