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Magic scrolls, Ethiopia,
f 19th century.
Catalogues 27, 28, 29
 scrolls :
b vellum ;
239 x 8.5 cm., 169 x 9.2 cm. and 109 x 9.5 cm.
Original image found in: Sacred leaves liturgy & devotion: manuscripts from England to Ethiopia.
Text identification: Cat. 27: The prayer, commissioned by Ehte-Marian, offers protection against hemorrhaging. Cat. 28: features prayers and images for protection against infertility made for a female named Welte-Hiwot. Cat. 29: invokes aid from the Archangel Fanuel.
Provenance: Purchased from Christie, Manson, and Woods: Valuable illuminated manuscripts, printed books and autograph letters including the property of an Athenian collector, Monday 29 November, 1999, lot 23, nos. 2 & 3, lot 25, no. 4.
Text in Geez.
Ethiopian magic scrolls
University of South Florida.
Tampa Campus Library.
t Sacred leaves liturgy & devotion: manuscripts from England to Ethiopia