PGM VII 940

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Title

PGM VII 940

Rights

© British Library

inv. nr.

P. Lond. 121

institution

British Library

image description

A square crossed by two diagonal lines. Two little animal heads (donkey?) appear on the top of the square looking in opposite directions. Below the square a stretched snake is drawn

city

London

country

UK

publication

C. Wessely, Neue griechische Zauberpapyri, Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, philos.-hist. classe XLII. 2, Wien, 1893, pp. 16-55.
F. Kenyon, Greek Papyri in the British Museum. Catalogue with Texts, I. London, 1893, pp. 83-115.

PGM

PGM VII

TMnr

60204

LDABnr

1321

date

225 – 320 CE

provenance

Hermontis?

Location

col. XXVII, 940

image dispositio

After the instructions to make the drawing and before the invocation

image purpose

Charm to restrain anger and to subject

image technique

Drawing in black ink

image identification

Sethian representation

associated powerful

Words of the typhonicos logos written in wing formation

image aim

Restrain anger and subject

additional description

τα ὀνόματα ταῦτα σὺν τῇ στήλῇ
these names with the stele

additional material

εἰς χάρτην καθαρὸν διὰ ζμυρνομέλανος καθαροῦ γράφε…
write on a pure papyrus with pure myrrh ink…

kind of document

Formulary

Materials

Papyrus

Bibliography

C. Wessely, Neue griechische Zauberpapyri, Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Philosophisch- Historische Classe, XLII.2, Wien 1893, pp. 16-55.
F. G. Kenyon, Greek Papyri in the British Museum. Catalogue with Text, I, London 1893, pp. 83-115.
K. Preisendanz et alii, Papyri Graecae Magicae. Die griechischen zauberpapyri, Leipzig-Berlin 1928-1931, vol. II, pp. 1-45.
H. D. Betz, The Greek Magical papyri in Translation including the Demotic Spells, Chicago 1986 (2nd ed. 1992), pp. 112-145.

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“PGM VII 940,” TO ZODION, accessed July 16, 2018, http://to-zodion.net/items/show/13.