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Ethiopian Coptic amulet with Kitab manuscript - 19th century

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

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

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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  • Well packaged items as described and promptly delivered, thank you

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