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Object Title:
The exorcism of a satan. A cleric reads religious text over a sick man.
Object Number:
67-45-9
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Ethiopia
Section:
African
Materials:
Vellum
Pigment
Description:
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.
Height:
47.8cm
Width:
30.4cm
Depth:
0.8cm
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition; Collected by Allan Young

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)
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Bibliography:

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