University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleThe exorcism of a satan. A cleric reads religious text over a sick man.
Object Number: 67-45-9
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Ethiopia
Height: 47.8cm
Width: 30.4cm
Depth: 0.8cm
Credit Line:Museum Expedition; Allan Young, 1967


Painting. The exorcism of a satan. Simultaneous action is indicated by horizontal panels: In the bottom half a cleric reads a religious texts over a reclining sick man; the top half reveals the consequences of the recitation, as an angel chases the satan away.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)View Objects in Exhibition


[Journal] Olszewski, Deborah I. African Healing Journeys. : Page/Fig./Plate: 6View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Young, Allan L. "Varieties of Amhara Graphic Art" Vol.: vol. 9, No. 4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 8View Objects cited in this Publication

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