Sunday, 9 October 2016

Stolen Leaves and Cuttings [15]

The final items in this series are Ethiopian, and thus less perhaps likely to be encountered by readers of this blog.

Folding manuscript with saints
Ethiopia, 15th – 16th century


28 loose leaves from a Martyrologium
Ethiopia 16th century
490 x 390 mm


I have been asked to spread the word about a number of leaves and cuttings that were stolen from a private collection in London a few years ago. Rather than post them all at once, I will aim to do one per day for the next several days, and then do a cumulative list that you can print out and keep handy for future reference. Please circulate the details to colleagues. If you see, or have seen, any of them please contact info@samfogg.com

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