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KYPRIANOS M3826

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GMA 5
Römisch-Germanisches Museum, Köln inv. Nr. 29, 1809

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

Magical (applied)

Contents:

1. Ro col 1-4, vo ll. 1-5: Amulet with containing voces magicae and kharaktēr (protection).

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Language(s):

[non-linguistic]

Script(s):

Geek
Latin

Dialect:
Language/dialect notes:
Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 1 – 500
Date notes:

Kotansky only dates to the Roman period (1994: p. 22).

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Archive name:
State of edition:

Published.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Metal (silver)

Dimensions (cm): Height: 0.5 Width: 4.95 Depth: 0.6
Dimensions (notes):

Fremersdorf (1937: p. 39); Grimm (1969: p. 172); Kotansky (1994: p. 22).

Folding pattern:

7-8 horizontal creases (?); Kotansky describes as having been rolled up 6-7 times.

State of preservation:

Complete with some damage.

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

6

Pages/Columns (notes):

1 column recto 4 lines, 1 column verso, 5 lines.

Hand:

Findspot:

Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, Germany (Gallia)

(TM places ID: 3258)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, Germany (Gallia) (?)

(TM places ID: 3258)
Present Location:

Römisch-Germanisches Museum, Köln

Collection History:

Found in situ in 1929 at the Roman cemetery on the Jakobstraße in grave no. 148 (Kotansky 1994, 22).

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Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:

★ Kotansky, Roy. Greek Magical Amulets. The Inscribed Gold, Silver, Copper, and Bronze Lamellae. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1994, p. 22-23, no. 5.


Translations:
General:

Grimm, Günter. Die Zeugnisse Ägyptischer Religion und Kunstelemente im Römischen Deutschland. Leiden: Brill, 1969, p. 172, no. 66.

Fremersdorf, Fritz. “Inschriften auf Römischen Kleingerät aus Köln.” Bericht der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission 27 (1937): 39, no. 13, pl. 5.


Trismegistos ID: 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” 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:

KD (13/9/2022); ST (17/10/2022); KD (8/11/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M3826," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m3826. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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