MO 63.1461
Maker unknown
ca. 1760
Leather, vellum
10" x 11 1/2" x 3"
Bible with a leather cover and vellum pages. Bible is written in Ge'ez, the liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the medium of traditional Ethiopian learning and scholarship.
This bible was presented to President John F. Kennedy by Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-1974), during his state visit to the White House on October 1, 1963.
Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-1974)
  • JFKPOF-047-011
  • JFKPOF-047-012
  • JFKPOF-047-014
  • JFKPOF-116-004
  • JFKWHP-1963-10-02-D
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Donated to the United States