Or. 3. The legend of Susenyos.

Parchment (2 pieces). Roll 1410 x 105mm. Probably 19th century. The text, in Ge'ez, comprises the legend of Susenyos, a pseudo-magical text used to protect against women's problems and infant mortality and illness. The owner's name is given as Amätä Maryam. Written in black and red ink and decorated with two coloured pictures. The text is worn in places. Given by Marcus Werner (BA 2005), July 2008.