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KYPRIANOS M26

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

IFAO Copte 449
P. Institut français d’achéologie orientale Cairo

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

Magical (applied)

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-14 -Vo ll. 1- 2: Applied curse against Jacob

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Akhmimic

Language/dialect notes:

See related texts for further notes.

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 401 – 500
Date notes:

5th century date likely based on dialect and hand (KD + EL 22/9/2021); 351-500 CE according to TM (30/10/2018); 301-500 (Rémondon 1953: p. 157).

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs. KYP A28
Archive name: Aberdeen Scribal Group
State of edition:

Published.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 18 Width: 18 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Rémondon (1953: p. 157).

Folding pattern:

7 horizontal creases and 4 vertical creases.

State of preservation:

Complete.

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

2

Pages/Columns (notes):

1 column each, recto and verso. 13 lines recto, 2 lines verso.

Hand:

Aberdeen Scribe

Findspot:

Upper Egypt, Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 2766)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Upper Egypt, Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 2766)
Present Location:

Cairo, IFAO

Collection History:

No acquisition information.

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 74
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Linked with IFAO Copte 451 (M468) in so far as they were found in the same drawer and Rémondon had worked on both, they exhibit similar hands, and have similar content (Louis 2009: 25)

Bibiliography
Editions:

★ Rémondon, Roger. “Un papyrus magique copte.” Bulletin de l‘Institut français d‘archéologie orientale 52 (1953): 157–161.


Translations:

Meyer, Marvin W., and Richard Smith. Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power. Princeton (New Jersey): Princeton University Press, 1999, p. 207-208, no. 101.

Pernigotti, Sergio. “La magia copta: I testi.” In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt, edited by Hildegard Temporini and Wolfgang Haase, II.18.5, Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1995, p. 3726, no. 32.


General:

Louis, Catherine. “Une prière magique copte en dialecte achmimîque.” In Anne Boud’hors & Catherine Louis, Études coptes XII Quatorzième journée d’études (Rome, 11-13 juin 2009), p. 25-36.


Trismegistos ID:

99596

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

101

Bélanger Sarrazin: question mark icon Bélanger-Sarrazin. “Catalogue des textes magiques coptes”

54

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 30/10/2018; KD (15/5/2019); EL (29/8/2019); KD (14/1/2020); Team (6/7/2020); KD (8/5/2021); KD (11/5/2021); KD (2/6/2021); KD (22/9/2021); MPS (30/3/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M26," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m26. Accessed on 21/05/2024

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