- CA MRUASC C0003-S4-0030-01
Item is an Ethiopian Coptic manuscript Bible with an accompanying leather carrying case. The codex consists of 140 goatskin parchment leaves, with text in Ge'ez (the liturgical language of the Ethiopian church) written in red and black ink, with occasional annotations throughout. The codex is illustrated with 9 full-page illuminations in colour, and 5 decorative headpieces in black, red, and blue. The binding is in traditional Ethiopian Coptic style and features wooden boards (the back board has been crudely repaired) and a leather spine.