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KYPRIANOS T45

Manuscript: M44
Sigla:

Cairo JdE 42573
Cairo, Egyptian Museum JdE 42573

Text no. question mark icon Position of the text within the manuscript.7
Coptic Scriptorium:
Date: 901 – 1100

Text position:

p. 2, ll. 1-5

Type of text:

Reconciliation/curse of silence (magical, formulary)

Original title:

ⲟⲩⲕⲁⲣⲱⲃ ⲉⲡϩⲁⲓ ⲛⲟⲩⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ

Original title (translated):

A silencing of the husband of a woman

Conventional title: Silencing the husband of a woman

Language:

Egyptian (Coptic)

Dialect:

Sahidic

Script:

Coptic

Image:

Text: Translation:

p. 2
1. ⲟⲩⲕⲁⲣⲱⲃ ⲉⲡϩⲁⲓ ⲛⲟⲩⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ ϭⲁⲡ ⲡⲱⲃ
2. ⲛⲧⲉϥⲁⲡⲉ ⲙⲛ ⲡⲕⲉⲣⲙⲉⲥ ⲛⲟⲩⲛⲁⲙ ⲙⲛ
3. ⲛ[[ⲁ̣ⲡ̣]]ⲕⲉⲕⲟⲟⲩⲉ ϩⲓ ⲥⲛⲟϥ ⲙⲙⲁⲁϫⲉ
4. ⲛⲁϩⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲛⲁⲙ ⲥⲟⲩ ϩⲁ ⲧⲁⲡⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲁⲣ-
5. ⲭⲱⲛ ⲛϣⲁⲗⲓⲩ ⲙⲙⲟⲛ ϣⲁⲕⲛⲁⲩ ⲉⲩⲉⲓⲣⲏⲛ⧹ⲏ⧸

[1] A silencing of the husband of a woman: Take the hair [2] of his head and the dust of the right ⟨foot⟩ and [3] the others (?) and blood of ⟨the⟩ right ear of [4] a cow. Bury them (?) under the head of a financial official. Certainly, you will see peace.

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Apparatus:

1. ⲉⲡϩⲁⲓ i.e. Sahidic ⲙ̅-ⲡ-ϩⲁⲓ | ⲡⲱⲃ i.e. Sahidic ⲡ-ϥⲱ
2. ⲡⲕⲉⲣⲙⲉⲥ i.e. Sahidic ⲡ-ⲕⲣⲙⲉⲥ l. ⲡⲕⲉⲣⲙⲉⲥ ⟨ⲛⲧⲉϥⲡⲁⲧ⟩ Drescher | ⲛⲟⲩⲛⲁⲙ : i.e. Sahidic ⲟⲩ-ⲛⲟⲙ “tamarisk” Chassinat : “right hand” (rechten Hand) Richter
3. ⲛ[[ⲁ̣ⲡ̣]]ⲕⲉⲕⲟⲟⲩⲉ deletion by smudging (?) | ⲙⲙⲁⲁϫⲉ i.e. Sahidic ⲙ̅-ⲡ-ⲙⲁⲁϫⲉ : ⲙⲙⲁϫⲉ Chassinat
4. ⲥⲟⲩ l. e.g. ⲧⲁⲙⲥ⸗ⲟⲩ ?
4-5. ⲁⲣⲭⲱⲛ i.e. Greek ἄρχων
5. ⲛϣⲁⲗⲓⲩ alpha corrected from ⲓ̣ | ⲉⲓⲣⲏⲛⲏ/ i.e. Greek εἰρήνη : ⲉⲓⲣⲏⲛⲏ Chassinat

Notes:

Bibliography:

Chassinat, Émile. Le manuscrit magique copte no. 42573 du Musée égyptien du Caire. Bibliothèque d’études coptes. Vol. 4. Cairo: L’Institut français d’Archéologie Orientale, 1955, p. 44-46.

Drescher, James. “Review of Le Manuscrit magique copte No. 42573 du Musée Égyptien du Caire by É. Chassinat”. In The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 43 (1957): 119.

Richter, Tonio Sebastian. “Texte und Riten in koptischer Schrift”. In Altägyptische Zaubersprüche, edited by Hans.-W, Fischer-Elfert. Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 2005, 127, 175.


Editor:

From Chassinat, entered by KD (22/1/2020); EL’s edition (with apparatus and notes) added from photograph of the original (16/3/20); team from photograph (24/3/2021)

How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP T45: Silencing the husband of a woman," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/text/kyp-t-45. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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