Collection Highlights: Religious Items

Handwritten Bible "Sermon"

This handwritten bible was completed by a monk in three months, circa 1837. Private Eskijian collection.

Ornate Armenian Bible

This ornate Armenian bible was prepared the Venice Mekhitarist Congregation, circa 1908. Private Eskijian collection.

Liturgical Water Jug

A ceremonial water jug used during Armenian liturgical service with inscriptions, provenance unknown, circa 1800s.

Armenian Bible from Jakarta

Bible from the Armenian church of Batavia-Jakarta (Indonesia) circa 1868.

Silver Bible Cover

Silver bible cover, provenance Caesarea (present-day Turkey), date unknown.
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