Sold out

210315 - Ethiopian coptic brass handwritten kitab or bible scroll - Ethiopia


Extremely Rare Antique Ethiopian Brass coptic kitab or bible scrolls with 2 little handwritten Ge’ez manuscripts and 1 wooden pin.

This 2 little Coptic manuscript scrolls are made in begin 19th century.
The sizes of this piece are 6.5 cm long and 4 cm wide.

ThIs manuscript kitab are 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 refer to moral, esoteric, ethical, philosophical and religious foundations, some of them also contain paintings which were applied as a kind of good luck charm, when this was finished they were rolled or folded and were again sewn into leather and worn with a loop on a leather band around the neck.