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MS Ethiopian 23
- 18-19th century
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
18th-19th century magical prayers
Ethiopia, 18-19th century
Vellum; Material: perg; Scroll composed of 3 strips The scroll would have been designed to be equal in length to the height of the person the scroll was composed for, in order that the entirety of the person was protected against demons and the return of evil spirits (Mercier); roll dimensions: diameter 114 mm, length 1989 mm
Purchased from Brill for £1000. Accessioned on 18 March 1991
The name of the owner of the scroll Walata Tsiyon
Where to find it
Location Status AccessClosed storesMS Ethiopian 23 By appointment Manual request