Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea

Picture credit – Ingrid Langerak
Posted by – Ingrid Langerak

A single silver pendant found in Ethiopia in 1970s a single piece.
A pendant depicting the Emperor Menelik, who ruled late second half 1800 until 1930s. His profile is skilfully cut in the back of a coin.
An old lion claw set in silver, this was worn as a protective amulet.

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