The Prince and the Plunder

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

Steel cross

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What: Steel cross

Where: The National Museums of Scotland


The museums’ online catalogue entry has one image

National Museums of Scotland spreadsheet
Accession number: A.1893.210
Description: Steel cross, Greek form, with four equal ornate arms and flat square tablet at end of stem ornamented with incised circles and points: Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, obtained at the Storming of Magdala, 1868
Acquisition source: Mackenzie, William Sir K. C.B., C.S.I., 1811 – 1893

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