Queen Ṭǝru Wärq’s Necklace

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Pankhurst, Richard;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.12.1.104
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | History; Handicraft; Jewellery; Teru Wärq; Beads | ddc:390 | ddc:900 | ddc:960 | ddc:730

Miscellaneous ArticleThe article, which traces the Ethiopian history of beads and necklaces, focuses on an unpublished necklace which belonged to Emperor Tewodros’s consort Queen Ṭǝru Wärq. Acquired by Robert Napier, apparently after her death in 1868, it was presented ... View more