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KYPRIANOS M3892

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

Peiraeus Museum 11949
ΜΠ 11949

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. 1-7: Applied binding curse against Euthudēmos and Krite invoking Hekate Chthonia, Artemis Chthonia, and Hermes Chthonios.

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Language(s):

Greek

Script(s):

Greek

Dialect:

Attic (Lamont 2021: p. 79-80).

Language/dialect notes:
Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. -400 – -375
Date notes:

Date based on palaeography from Lamont 2021: 79-80.

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs. KYP A82
Archive name: Athens Grave 8 Pyre 2 Cache
State of edition:

Published.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Metal (lead)

Dimensions (cm): Height: 5.1 Width: 15.6 Depth: 0.07
Dimensions (notes):

Lamont 2021: p. 84.

Folding pattern:

1 vertical crease.

State of preservation:

Complete, some damage where nail pierced it in the middle.

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):

1 column recto, 7 lines.

Hand:

Findspot:

Hagios Ioannis Rentis, Greece

(TM places ID: 37716)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Hagios Ioannis Rentis, Greece

(TM places ID: 37716)
Present Location:

Athens, Peiraeus Museum

Collection History:

Excavated on 4 June 2003 as part of rescue operations carried out by the former ΚΣΤ’ Ephorate for Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities supervised by Maria Peritaki, found in cemetery northeast of the Piraeus, a few metres outside the weternmost Athenian Long Wall, below modern Piraeus Street (131-133) (Lamont 2021: p. 77-78).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 1272
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Pierced with nail 3.7 cm long, diameter of head of 1.7 cm. Found in a cache of five lead tablets.

Bibiliography
Editions:

Lamont, Jessica L. “Crafting Curses in Classical Athens: A New Cache of Hexametric Katadesmoi”, Classical Antiquity 40.1 (2021), p. 76–117, no. 2.


Translations:
General:

Chaniotis, Angelos. “Epigraphic Bulletin for Greek Religion 2010 (EBGR 2010).” Kernos 26 (2013): p. 288.

Chaniotis, Angelos, Nikos E. Kaltsas, Iannis Mylonopoulos, J. Mylonopoulos, and Alexander S. Onassis (eds.). A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC–200 AD. New York: Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, 2017, no. 10.

Feyel, Christophe. “Bulletin Épigraphique in Revue des Études Grecques”, in in Révue d’études grecques (2010), p. 707-708, no. 223.

Lamont, Jessica L. “A New Commercial Curse Tablet from Classical Athens,” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (2015) 196: 159–74.

Petritaki, Maria. Archaiologion deltion. Vol. 56–59, 1, Chronika. 2001–4 (2010): 450/451.

Petritaki, Maria. “Προσπάθεια ανασύνθεσης του αρχαιολογικού τοπίου στην ευρύτερη περιοχή του Πειραιά βάσει των νέων ανασκαφικών δεδομένων”, In Aπό τα Μεσόγεια στον Aργοσαρωνικό: B’ Εφορεία Προϊστορικών και Κλασικών Aρχαιοτήτων, edited by V. Vasilopoulou and S. Katsarou-Tzeveleki. Markopoulo, 2009, 451–480.


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 (29/11/2021); MPS (15/9/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M3892," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m3892. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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