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Series of 5 Prayers for the Binding of Demons (Ma'esärä Aganent), circa 1870-1930
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of an open collection of Ethiopic magic scrolls, chiefly dating from the 18th to 20th centuries, collected by Bruce C. Willise (Princeton Class of 1896). This collection supplements the Ethiopic magic scroll holdings of the Garrett and Princeton Collections. Currently, there are 349 scrolls. Scroll #120 is unassigned.
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No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Series of 5 Prayers for the Binding of Demons (Ma'esärä Aganent); Bruce C. Willsie Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls, C0943, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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