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KYPRIANOS M60

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

P. Hermitage Copt. 70
Papyrus Lichacev
St Petersburg, Hermitage Museum 13471

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. 1-28-Vo ll. 1-2: Applied curse against Prēstasia, Tnounte and Ebōnh

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Akhmimic

Language/dialect notes:

Dialect is Akhmimic, but lacks the characteristic barred hori (ⳉ).

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 401 – 500
Date notes:

5th century date likely based on dialect and hand, cf. Vienna K 10157 (PAThs Manuscript 1028; KD + EL 22/9/2021); 5th-6th according to Crum (Kropp 1931: p. x); 301-500 CE (Jernstedt 1959: p. 151); 301-500 CE (TM 25/3/2019)

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs. KYP A79
Archive name: Russian-British Akhmimic Curse Group
State of edition:

Published. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Rotulus

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 29.8 Width: 14.9 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

From photograph (max). 30 x 15cm (Jernstedt 1959: p. 151)

Folding pattern:

4 (?) horizontal creases.

State of preservation:

Complete, some damage to right hand side.

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):

1 column each recto and verso; verso text at 90 degrees to recto. 28 lines recto, 2 lines verso

Hand:

Russian-British Akhmimic Curse Group Hand

Findspot:

Upper Egypt, Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 2766)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Upper Egypt, Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 2766)
Present Location:

St Petersburg, Hermitage Museum

Collection History:

From the collection of N. Likhachov; once housed in the Paleographical Museum of the Academy of Science in St. Petersburg; now in the Hermitage Museum (papyri.info 22/11/2018).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 316
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Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:

★ Jernstedt, Peter V. Коптские тексты государственного Эрмитажа (P.Hermitage). Moskow-Leningrad: Izd-vo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1959, p. 151-157, no. 70.

Turaev, B.A. “Ахмимский папирус из коллекции Н. П. Лихачева” (Achmimic papyrus from the collection of N. P. Likhachev). In Записки Восточного отделения Русского археологического общества (Notes of the Eastern Branch Russian Archaeological Society). Vol. 18, 1908, p. 28-32.

von Lemm, Oscar E. Koptische Miszellen, L. Zu einigen von Turajev edierten Texten, 2-5, 1908, p. 1076-1086, no. 2.


Translations:

Kropp, Angelicus. Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte. Übersetzungen und Anmerkungen. Vol. 2, Bruxelles: Édition de la Fondation Égyptologique Reine Élisabeth, 1931, p. 232-234, no. 70.

Meyer, Marvin W., and Richard Smith. Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power. Princeton (New Jersey): Princeton University Press, 1999, p. 190-191, no. 90.


General:

Kropp, Angelicus. Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte. Textpublikation. Vol. 1. Bruxelles: Édition de la Fondation Égyptologique Reine Élisabeth, 1931, p. x.


Trismegistos ID:

99580
565727

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

90

Bélanger Sarrazin: question mark icon Bélanger-Sarrazin. “Catalogue des textes magiques coptes”

184

AKZ: question mark icon Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte

2.7

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 (22/11/2018); EL (25/3/2019); MPS (17/6/2019); EL (14/8/2020); KD (2/6/2021); KD (9/6/2021); KD (22/9/2021); KD (6/10/2021); KD (25/4/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M60," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m60. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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