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Magic Scroll

Artist/Maker: Falasha people (Ethiopia)

Date: 19th century
Medium: ink on parchment
Overall: 82 x 4 1/4 in. (208.3 x 10.8 cm)
Classification: Information Forms
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Object number: 98.0019
DescriptionFalasha (Ethiopian Jews) artists produce artwork for people of many different faiths. Magic scrolls contain aspects of Christianity, Jewish cabbala, the Egyptian Book of the Dead, and tribal healing beliefs.
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