Lot 286: A Fine Ethiopian Magic Scroll

A Fine Ethiopian Magic Scroll; Ethiopia

The scroll of classical form and painted on hide with image of an angel-protector or Archangel Michael and panels of Ge’ez writing, with small ‘devil catcher’ panels in geometric form. Fine signs of age and wear. L. 59 1/4”

Acquired by the present owner in the field

Estimate: $400 - $600

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