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KYPRIANOS M38

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British Library MS Or 6019
P. Lond. Copt. 1009

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. 1-26: Applied amulet for gathering (?) for Gabriel son of Te[…] (business spell?)

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic (?)

Language/dialect notes:

See related texts for further notes; Bélanger Sarrazin (2017: p. 399)

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 901 – 1100
Date notes:

Bélanger Sarrazin (2017: p. 399)

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Archive name:
State of edition:

Unpublished. Description published. Edition required.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Paper

Dimensions (cm): Height: 14.9 Width: 9.8 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Maximum dimensions (EL from autopsy on 18/12/2019); 6 x 3 7/8 inches (Crum 1905: p. 421)

Folding pattern:

4 vertical and 9 (?) horizontal creases (EL form autopsy on 18/12/2019)

State of preservation:

Complete, folding has rendered many letters illegible.

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

1

Pages/Columns (notes):

Recto 1 column, 26 lines. Crum (1905: p. 421) only counted 19 lines, excluding the initial lines with kharaktēres.

Hand:

Sloping hand of Zeoga’s 9th class (Crum 1905: p.421)

Findspot:

Thebes, Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 576)
Place of purchase:

Luxor, Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 2985)
Writingspot:

Thebes, Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 576)
Present Location:

London, British Library

Collection History:

Acquired from Rev. Chauncey Murch (1856-1907) in 1901. Catalogued with Or, 5987-6176. (Crum 1905: p. 421; List of Oriental Manuscripts: p. 226)

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Notes/Discussion:

Framed with Or 6127 (cat. 1158), 6147 (cat. 1183), 6160 (cat. 1199), 6174 (cat. 1239) (EL from autopsy on 18/12/2019)

Listed with 5987-6176 as “miscellaneous fragments” in Coptic and Greek, acquired by the British Library in 1901 (EL from British Library Catalogue on 18/12/2019)

Bibiliography
Editions:
Translations:
General:

Crum, Walter E. Catalogue of the Coptic Manuscripts in the British Museum. London: British Museum, 1905, 421, no. 1009.

Department of Oriental P.B. and Mss. (British Library), List of Oriental Manuscripts 1890-1908, Or. 4047-6947, p. 226.


Trismegistos ID:

874171

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”

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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 (20/9/2018); MPS (25/2/2019); KD (5/4/2019); EL (18/12/2019); Team (6/7/2020); EL (2/9/2020); KD (23/9/2020); MPS (12/1/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M38," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m38. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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