Ethiopic Bible Narrative

Item Info

Item No: mco1540011
Title: Ethiopic Bible Narrative
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

This item appeared in the exhibition "Sacred Stories: The World's Religious Traditions" in the Rare Book Department, August 2015-January 2016.

This is the label from that exhibition:

The 17th century saw a new artistic tradition in Ethiopia of picture narratives of Christian stories. This concertina manuscript is painted on vellum (calfskin), and the panels are sewn together accordion style.

Call Number: Lewis O 154b

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