Antique Handwritten Ethiopian Coptic Bible,manuscript & Leather Bible Case
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Antique Handwritten Ethiopian Coptic Bible,manuscript & Leather Bible Case:
This is an old Ethiopian Coptic Christian hand written bible manuscript.
This particular bible/ manuscript have 22 leaves, 44 pages with text on both sides and 3pages of paintings/drawings.Each page is scripted by hand in “Geez” the ancient language of Ethiopia that is no longer used today except by the Orthodox Church for religious purposes. The pages are vellum calf or goat skin with black and red ink. The red ink is usually reserved for the names of gods and saints. The bible also has two hand carved wooden covers that are ancient feeling through which holes are drilled and stung with string which goes through all the pages to make an effective binding.
Dimentions:Height is 4 inches. Width is 3 inches. 1 inches thick
Age: Late 19th century
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