Coptic bible with case

Coptic Bible, Ethiopia

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Tempera paint on goat skin parchment bound in thick leather. 

Late 18th century Ethiopian Orthodox Christian bible/ manuscript. Hand written in Ge'ez an archaic language still used in Ethiopian churches today. The writing is in red and black paint or ink - the red reserved for the names of gods, saints and the holy family

Item: A171

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