History of Three Children of MFORIFUM: NCHARE, MFOMBAM and NGUONSO, who departed Rifum [1911]

Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 21.6cm x 13.7cm; Dates 1911; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Poor; Comments: This document is written in the Shümom language, which is the artificial spoken language invented by King Njoya (as opposed to the conventional Bamum language, called “Shü pamom”). In this document, as in many others, one can observe the lines scratched on the page with a quill prior to writing to keep lines evenly spaced on the written page

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