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Above: How he put Bahran in a body of water, and how a shepherd found the child and brought him from the body of water;
Below: How the shepherd delivered the child, and the nobleman gave a sealed letter to Bahran
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Above: How he put Bahran in a body of water, and how a shepherd found the child and brought him from the body of water; Below: How the shepherd delivered the child, and the nobleman gave a sealed letter to Bahran


Provenance Credit
Provenance Gäbrä and Giyorgis Sellase [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Kidanä and Sählä Maryam [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Knopfelmacher Collection, New York, No. 2 [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Wright Gallery, New York, 1995-1996; Walters Art Museum, 1996, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1996

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Creator
Period
late 17th century (early Gondarine)
Medium
ink and pigments on medium weight/quality parchment with yellowed edges
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.835.79R
Measurements
H: 10 x W: 9 1/16 in. (25.4 x 23 cm)
Geography
  • Gondar, Ethiopia (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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