210413 - 4 Ethiopian handwritten closed coptic kitab or bible scroll - Ethiopia
Ethiopia 4 old Ethiopian coptic Ge’ez manuscript kitab or bible scroll
This Coptic manuscript scrolls are made in begin 19th century.
The sizes of this piece are 6.8 - 6.2 - 5.2 and 4.5 cm long and diameter are 3 - 2.6 - 2.6 and 2.2 cm leather kitab.
ThIs manuscript kitabs 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.