Prayer and Legend of St. Susenyos, etc

Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Geez
Published/​Created
[Ethiopia], [between 1850 and 1899]
Description
1 item ; 6.5 x 150 cm

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Summary note
  • Drawings:
  • Grid of 9 squares with alternating face and transverse cross design infill.
  • Eight-pointed star design with central face.
  • Another eight-pointed star design with central face and eye-motifs at the ends of the arms.
  • Guardian figure with drawn sword above a naked demon.
Notes
  • Parchment. Folded scroll (2 pieces of parchment sewn together), 21 folds, 1 column. 4 talismanic drawings (all in ink with some red coloring).
  • Forms part of: Robert Garrett Collection of Ethiopic Manuscripts.
Contents
  • 1. Prayer and Legend of St. Susenyos for the Protection of Pregnant Women and Infants
  • 2. Prayer of the Mighty (Sʻalota Sʻenuʻān)
Provenance
Former owners: Walatta Sārā and Walatta Yohannes.
OCLC
1340510729
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