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KYPRIANOS M3953

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

P. Mich. inv. 528

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

Magical (applied) (?)
Literary (?)

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-7: Short narrative in which God looks over the world (amulet for healing/protection?).

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Fayumic (?)

Language/dialect notes:

Fayumic according to collection website (13/10/2023).

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 901 – 1200
Date notes:

Estimate of likely date range based on hand and use of paper (KD 13/10/2023).

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

Unpublished.

Image: https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?id=S-APIS-X-4452%5D528R.TIF

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Paper

Dimensions (cm): Height: 6.9 Width: 9.5 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Collection website (13/10/2023).

Folding pattern:

2 horizontal 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.

1

Pages/Columns (notes):

7 lines recto.

Hand:

Findspot:

Egypt

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

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Ann Arbor, Michigan University, Library

Collection History:

Purchased in Egypt by B.P. Grenfell and F.W. Kelsey in March-April 1920 (collection website 13/10/2023).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 12
Collection website: https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?id=S-APIS-X-4452%5D528R.TIF

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:
Translations:
General:

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 (9/10/2023); KD (13/10/2023)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M3953," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m3953. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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