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Ethiopian Coptic amulet with Kitab manuscript - 19th century

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Esotericism, Philosophy, Religion - Quantity: 1 - With slipcase

Object: Manuscript
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Esotericism, Philosophy, Religion
Book Title: Ethiopian Coptic amulet with Kitab manuscript - 19th century
Condition: Very good
Edition: Other
Language: Other
Binding/ Material: Vellum
Extras: With slipcase

This is an extraordinary religious "Kitab" with double manuscript on vellum from Ethiopia, 19th century. This leather case is worn by Coptic Christian Ethiopians permanently. It keeps inside a rolled vellum manuscript (in this case the amulet has been opened for the first time to take the photographs).

The manuscript is written in the ancient Semitic Ge'ez language. Language currently used in sacred books such as Coptic bibles, breviaries and similar prayer books. The writings of this manuscript allude to moral, ethical and religious foundations. Red ink texts corresponding to sacred words.
Extras: double vellum sewed and strange esoteric drawing.

Manuscript size: 127 x 7 cm. approx.
Case size: 7 x 4 cm.
Written on vellum (see detailed photographs). Good quality.
Very good condition (opened for first time).

Fast shipping with Tracking & Trace code by transport company. Very well packaged and protected.

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