Ethiopian coptic Ge’ez manuscript in bag.
This Coptic manuscript is 14 cm x 11 cm.
More then 54 pages, each page written by hand in Ge'ez on using red and black ink and bound in a cover with small cotton fabric inserts to the inside covers - there are paper pages and vellum pages and the velum is fine parchment from a calf or goat skin - the red ink is used for religious saints or names of holy figures - see photographs for condition.
A good example in age appropriate condition. Parchment leaves inscribed with black and red in the Ethiopian script on both sides of the leaves. Probably in ‘Geez’, the language of the Ethiopian Church.
Overall, all parts of the Bible reveal an impressive old quality and usage with a beautiful patina. Shows age, has some repairs, like stitching holding the straps together on the sides, has a wonderful patina, but in overall good condition.
- Number of Books
- Manuscripts, Religion
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- Handwritten Coptic Manuscript
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Publication year youngest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 14×11 cm