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African Zion: Sacred Art of Ethiopia Marilyn Heldman

African Zion: Sacred Art of Ethiopia

Marilyn Heldman

Published July 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780300059151
Paperback
284 pages
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 About the Book 

The art of highland Christian Ethiopia - with its icon paintings on wood, metal processional crosses, gold coins, and manuscripts - is largely unknown in the West. This book presents a survey of this art from the 4th to the 18th centuries, andMoreThe art of highland Christian Ethiopia - with its icon paintings on wood, metal processional crosses, gold coins, and manuscripts - is largely unknown in the West. This book presents a survey of this art from the 4th to the 18th centuries, and addresses the function of art within Ethiopian society.