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KYPRIANOS M72

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

P. Mich. Inv. 1190

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

Magical (formulary)

Contents:

1. Ro col. 1 ll. 1-34: Curse to make a woman bleed.
2. Ro col. 1 ll. 35-36, col. 2 ll. 1-38, Vo col. 1 ll. 1-19, col. 2 ll. 1-10: Curse to fill a woman with fire, perhaps love spell.

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic (non-standard)

Language/dialect notes:

No evidence of Lycopolitan influence (Worrell 1934: p. 145). See related texts for further notes.

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

Worrell 1934: p. 145; Online Catalogue (19/11/2018); 401-800 (TM 2/11/2018).

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

Published.

Image: https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1328/1190ro.tif

Form:

Roll

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 29.9 Width: 29.6 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

(Online Catalogue 19/11/2018); 11 1/2 inches (Worrell 1935: p. 5).

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Complete, some damage in the middle of the papyrus.

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

4

Pages/Columns (notes):

2 columns each, recto and verso. Recto (→) col. 1 35 lines, col. 2 38 lines, verso (↓) col. 1 19 lines, col. 2 10 lines, verso col. 2 is at 90 degrees (→) to col. 1.

Hand:

Findspot:

Abydos, Egypt

(TM places ID: 34)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Abydos. Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 34)
Present Location:

Ann Arbor, Michigan University, Library

Collection History:

Acquired by Nahman. Numbers 1190-1201 were purchased from an appropriation by the Regents. Received Jan. 5, 1922 (Online Catalogue 17/8/2020).

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/a/apis/x-1328/1190v.tif

Notes/Discussion:

Two columns on recto divided by a vertical stroke.

Bibiliography
Editions: ★ Worrell, William H. “Coptic Magical and Medical Texts.” Orientalia, NOVA SERIES 4 (1935): 5-13, no. 2.
Worrell, William H. Coptic Sounds. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1934, p. 145. [transcription "into normal Sahidic"]
van der Vliet, Jacques. "Les Anges du Soleil." Études Coptes 7 (2000): 335-337.
Translations: Meyer, Marvin W., and Richard Smith. Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power. Princeton (New Jersey): Princeton University Press, 1999, p. 125-127, no. 66.
Pernigotti, Sergio. “La magia copta: I testi.” In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt II.18.5, edited by Hildegard Temporini and Wolfgang Haase. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1995, p. 3719-3720, no. 23.
General:

Trismegistos ID:

98058

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

66

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

162

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:

MPS (2/11/2018); EL (19/11/2018); KD (24/1/2020); MPS (17/8/2020); KD (14/2/2022); SVS (08/09/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M72," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m72. Accessed on 09/02/2023

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