The Prince and the Plunder

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

Queen Sabazadis’ necklace

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: Necklace belonged to “Queen Sabazadis”, described as the emperor’s wife

Where: The National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT

The database entry describes a “necklace, 1868 (c); belonged to Queen Sabazadis, the wife of King Theodore of Abyssinia; owned by Lt C F James, Bombay Staff Corps and possibly 2nd (The Queen’s Royal) Regiment of Foot; leather, crystal, silver, glass and brass beads, threaded on string; associated with Abyssinia (1868).


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *