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KYPRIANOS M465

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

PGM CXII
SM 16
St Louis, Washington University 242

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 ll. 1-5 – col. 2 ll. 1-3: Amulet against scorpion stings

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Language(s):

Greek

Script(s):

Greek

Dialect:
Language/dialect notes:
Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 301 – 500
Date notes:

Packman 1976: p. 179; Daniel/Maltomini 1990: p. 44.

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

Published.

Image: http://omeka.wustl.edu/omeka/files/original/c2f41ec45194ea3f3f5c6ad78b2c0f6f.jpg

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 4.5 Width: 9.6 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

ca. 4.4 x 4.4 cm when folded (Packman 1976: p. 179). Collection website states 9.54 x 4.5 cm (30/9/2020).

Folding pattern:

2 vertical creases; 3 vertical folds (Daniel/Maltomini 1990: p. 44); folded from the left (Packmann 1976: p. 179).

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.

2

Pages/Columns (notes):

2 columns recto (→), 5 lines and 3 lines.

Hand:

Findspot:

Oxyrhynchus (Bahanasa), Egypt

(TM places ID: 1524)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Oxyrhynchus (Bahanasa), Egypt

(TM places ID: 1524)
Present Location:

St Louis, Washington University 242

Collection History:
Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 315
Collection website: http://omeka.wustl.edu/omeka/items/show/8078

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:

Daniel, Robert W., and Franco Maltomini. Supplementum Magicum. Vol. 1. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1990, p. 44-45, no. 16.

★ Packman, Zola M. “Three Magical Texts from the Washington University Collection.” Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists (BASP) 13 (1976): p. 179-180, no. 3.

Packman, Zola M. “Charm against the Scorpion (4th/5th cent).” In Papyri from the Washington University Collection St. Louis, Missouri, Vol. 2., edited by Kaus Maresch, and Zola M. Packman. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1990, p. 52-54, no. 75.


Translations:

Betz, Hans D. The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation. Including the Demotic Spells. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986, p. 313, no. PGM 112.


General:

Tod, Marcus N. “The Scorpion in Graeco-Roman Egypt.” The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 25.1 (1939): 55-61.


Trismegistos ID:

64607

PAThs:
PGM: question mark icon Papyri Gracae Magicae

112

SM: question mark icon Supplementum Magicum

16

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

6059

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:

MPS (30/9/2020)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M465," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m465. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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