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Browne 1440. An Ethiopian magic scroll.

Parchment (3 pieces). Roll 1700 x 75mm. Late 19th to early 20th century.

The text comprises a prayer for binding demons and for protection from various evil spirits.

Written in black and red ink and decorated (including a picture of a winged angel carrying a sword).

Given by Harold Hulme Brindley, 1918.

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