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KYPRIANOS T464

Manuscript: M264
Sigla:

Vienna, Nationalbibliothek K 10335 Pap

Text no. question mark icon Position of the text within the manuscript.1
Coptic Scriptorium:
Date: 1001 – 1100

Text position:

Ro ll. 1-6

Type of text:

Healing (?) (magical)
Childbirth (?) (magical)

Original title:

ⲛⲣⲁⲛ ⲉⲧϣⲙⲧⲉ ⲛⲧⲱⲃⲉ ⲛⲧⲁⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ ⲙⲓⲥⲉ ⲉϫⲱⲟⲩ

Original title (translated):

The name⟨s⟩ of the three bricks upon which Mary gave birth

Conventional title: The names of the three birth bricks of Mary

Language:

Egyptian (Coptic)

Dialect:

Sahidic (non-standard)

Script:

Coptic

Image: http://data.onb.ac.at/rep/11358B99

Text: Translation:

1. ⲡ̅ⲣ̅ⲁ̅ⲛ̅ ⲉⲧϣⲙ̅ⲧ̅ⲉ̅ ⲛ̅-
2. ⲧⲱⲃⲉ̅ ⲛ̅ⲧ̅ⲁ̅ⲙ̅ⲁ̅ⲣ̅ⲓ̅ⲁ̅
3. ⲙⲓⲥⲉ ⲉϫⲱ ⲟ̅ⲩ̅ⲁ̅ⲕ̅-
4. ⲣ̅ⲁ̅ⲙ̅ⲁ̅ⲕ̅ ⲟ̅ⲩ̅ⲁ̅ⲣ̅ⲁ̅ⲙ̅ⲁ̅ⲕ̅ ⲟⲩ . –
5. ⲁⲕⲣⲁ . [ ca . 6 ] . –
6. ⲛ

[1] The name⟨s⟩ of the three [2] bricks upon which Mary [3] gave birth: [4] Ouakramak, Ouaramak, [5-6] Ouakra[…]n

Tableau:
Tracing by:

Apparatus:

1. ⲡ̅ⲣ̅ⲁ̅ⲛ̅ : ⲡⲣⲁ̅ⲛ̅ Stegemann : ⲡⲣⲁⲛ Till | ⲉⲧϣⲙⲧⲉ i.e. Sahidic ⲛ̅-ⲧ-ϣⲟⲙⲧⲉ : ⲉ̅ⲧ̅ⲭ̅ⲙ̅ⲧ̅ⲉ̅ Stegemann : ⲉⲧⲱⲙⲧⲉ Till | ⲛ- : ⲛ̅[ Stegemann
2. ⲧⲱⲃⲉ ⲛⲧⲁⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ : ⲧⲱⲃ ⲉ̅ⲛ̅ⲧ̅ⲁ̅ⲙ̅ⲁ̅ⲣ̅ⲓ̅ⲁ̅[ Stegemann
3. ⲉϫⲱ ⲟⲩⲁⲕ- i.e. Sahidic ⲉϫⲱ⟨⸗ⲟⲩ⟩ ⲟⲩⲁⲕ- (haplography) : ⲉϫ ϣ̅ⲟ̅ⲩ̅ⲁ̅ⲕ̅[ Stegemann : ϫⲟ̣ϥ̣ⲟⲩⲁⲕ Till : ⲉϫⲱⲟⲩ Crum
4. ⲟⲩⲁⲣⲁⲙⲁⲕ : ⲟⲩⲁⲣⲁⲙⲁⲕⲟⲩ̣ Till
5. ⲁⲕⲣ [ . . . . . . . . ] : ⲁⲕⲣ[ⲁⲙⲁⲭⲁⲙⲁⲣⲓ] ? Stegemann : ⲁⲕⲣ . . . . . . Till

Notes:

1. ⲡ̅ⲣ̅ⲁ̅ⲛ̅ The proposed supralineation is faint, and only clearly visible above the first two letters, but its inclusion in the edition of Stegemann implies to us that the sheet may have suffered damage since his edition.
6. ⲛ Stegemann and Till both follow the nu with a square bracket, implying more lost text, but we do not see any clear indication that there was further text.

Bibliography: ★ Crum, W. E. "Bricks as Birth-Stool." The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 28 (1942): 69.
Stegemann, Viktor. Die koptischen Zaubertexte der Sammlung Papyrus Erzherzog Rainer in Wien. Sitzungsberichte der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Philosophisch-historische Klasse, 1933-34 no. 1. Heidelberg: Carl Winters Universitätsbuchhandlung, 1934, p. 23-24; 58, no. 35.
Till, Walter. “Zu den Wiener koptischen Zaubertexten.” Orientalia 4 (1935): 213, no. 35.

Editor:

EL’s edition (19/8/2020) based on Crum’s transcript (1942: p. 69), incorporating Stegemann (1934: p. 59) and Till (1935: p. 59) (3/1/2019), incorporating preliminary translation by KD (10/5/2019); MPS (1/12/2020) comparison with image; checked with photograph of the original by KD & EL (15/9/2021)

How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP T464: The names of the three birth bricks of Mary," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/text/kyp-t-464. Accessed on 29/09/2022

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