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KYPRIANOS M178

Sigla: question mark icon Modern names for the manuscript, including inventory and publication numbers.

P. Kell. Copt. 56
P. Kell. Lit. 2 56
P. Kell. Lit. II 56
P. Kellis Lit. 2 56
P. Kellis Lit. II 56
Inv. P 96.104

Category: question mark icon Classification of the contents, e.g. magical (formulary or applied), alchemical, liturgical, documentary or medical.

Magical (formulary) (?)
Magical (applied) (?)

Contents:

1. Pages 1-9, 17-20: Spell against snake-bite.

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic

Language/dialect notes:

Bélanger Sarrazin (2017: p. 397).

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 331 – 400
Date notes:

Gardner 2007: p. 130, 132; TM (25/10/2018)

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs.
Archive name:
State of edition:

Published.

Image:

Form:

Codex

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 4.5 Width: 4.5 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Gardner 2007: p. 130.

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Complete, damage to top corners.

Pages/Columns: question mark icon Total surviving columns in the manuscript for rolls, sheets and rotuli; total number of pages for codices.

20

Pages/Columns (notes):

5 bifolios, 20 pages.

Hand:

Findspot:

Kellis (Ismant el-Kharab), Egypt

(TM places ID: 2762)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Kellis (Ismant el-Kharab), Egypt

(TM places ID: 2762)
Present Location:

ex P96.104

Collection History:

Found in Temple debris in D/8, mid-late 4th century domestic structure adjacent to main temple in area D, room 7, 2, South East corner. Presumably dates to after closure of temple, when it was used as domestic space (Gardner 2007: p. 130).

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Notes/Discussion:

Unclear if text on p.17-20 is part of the same text as the rest of the document.

Bibiliography
Editions:

Gardner, Iain. Kellis Literary Texts. Volume 2. (P. Kell. Copt./P. Kell. Lit. II) Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2007, pl. 36-37, p. 130-135.


Translations:
General:

Trismegistos ID:

128633

PAThs:
PGM: question mark icon Papyri Gracae Magicae SM: question mark icon Supplementum Magicum GEMF: question mark icon Greek and Egyptian Magical Formularies (forthcoming) ACM: question mark icon Ancient Christian Magic
Bélanger Sarrazin: question mark icon Bélanger-Sarrazin. “Catalogue des textes magiques coptes”

190

AKZ: question mark icon Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte CBd: question mark icon Campbell-Bonner Magical Gems Database Mert.-Pack: question mark icon Mertens-Pack online database
Van H: question mark icon van Haelst, Catalogue des papyrus littéraires Bruyn-Dijkstra: question mark icon de Bruyn and Dijkstra, “Greek Amulets and Formularies (Checklist)" TheDefix: question mark icon Thesaurus Defixionum To Zodion:
Edit History:

MPS (25/10/2018); EL (21/6/2019); KD (11/11/2019); MPS (7/9/2020); KD (4/10/2023)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M178," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m178. Accessed on 18/04/2024

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