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KYPRIANOS M34

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

British Library MS Or 4721 (6)
P. Lond. Copt. 526

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

Magical (unclear) (?)

Contents:

Original use:

1. Unclear.

Re-use:

2. Ro l. 1-Vo l. 7: Amulet for healing/protection (?)

See all texts in this manuscript.

Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Fayumic

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. 501 – 800
Date notes:

Placeholder date as hand has not yet been dated.

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

Published. No published image. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Parchment

Dimensions (cm): Height: 6.6 Width: 5.9 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Maximum dimensions (EL from autopsy on 17/12/2019); 2.75 x 2.25 inches (Crum 1905: p. 255)

Folding pattern:

No discernible creases – wrinkled (EL from autopsy on 17/12/2019)

State of preservation:

Fragmentary. Palimpsest. Broken off at one corner (Crum 1905: p. 255) – left-hand corner of the recto.

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. 8 lines recto and 7 lines verso.

Hand:

Earlier hand is Zoega’s 1st or 2nd class

Findspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

London, British Library

Collection History:

No acquisition information.

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 192
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Framed as: MS Or 4720 (10); 4721 (1); 4721 (2); 4721 (3); 4721 (4); 4721 (5); 4721 (6) (EL from autopsy on 17/12/2019)

Bibiliography
Editions:

Crum, Walter E. Catalogue of the Coptic Manuscripts in the British Museum. London: British Museum, 1905, p. 255, no. 526.


Translations:
General:

Trismegistos ID:

874151

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”

300

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:

EL (19/8/2019; 17/12/2019); MPS (25/2/2019); KD (15/5/2019); Team (6/7/2020): EL (2/9/2020); MPS (12/1/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M34," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m34. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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