title


PGM VIII 110
PGM VIII

format


Roll

inv. nr.


P.Lond. inv. 122

institution


British Library

city


London

country


UK

publication


F. Kenyon, Greek Papyri in the British Museum. Catalogue with Texts, I. London, 1893, pp. 115-120.

PGM


PGM VIII

TMnr


59324

LDABnr


422

date


300-499 CE

provenance


Hermonthis

location


col. III, 110

kind of document


Formulary

materials


Papyrus

bibliography


H. D. Betz (ed.), The Greek magical papyri in translation, Chicago, 1986, pp 145-148.

image description


A drawing of a crowned man wearing a skirt and holding a sword resting on his neck in the right hand and a wand in the left hand

Collection

PGM VIII


Citation

“PGM VIII 110,” TO ZODION, accessed November 27, 2020, http://to-zodion.net/items/show/15.

Output Formats


Item Relations

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File

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image dispositio


At the end of the prescription (end of the column)

image purpose


Request for a dream oracle of Bes

image technique


Drawing in black ink

image identification


Bes

associated powerful


ιαεω
Σαβαωθ
Αδωναι
Ζαβαρβαθιαω
Σαλβαναχαμβρη
Ανουθ
ιηιειηιε

image aim


Invocation

additional description


ἄνθρωπος γυμός, ἑστώς, ἔχων βασίλειον ἐπὶ τῆς κεφαλῆς, ἐν δὲ τῇ δεξιᾷ χειρὶ ξίφος καμπῇ ἐπὶ τὸν τράχηλον κείμενον καὶ ἐν τῇ εὐωνύμῳ ῥάβδον
A naked man, standing, having a crown on his head, and in his right hand a sword resting which is turned over and resting on his neck and in the left hand a wand

additional material


ἔστι δὲ τὸ μέλα[ν], ἐν ᾧ γράφεις· αἷμα κορώνης, αἷμα περιστερᾶς λευκῆς, λίβανος ἄτμητος καὶ ζμύρνα καὶ μέλαν γραφικ[ὸ]ν καὶ κιννάβαρις καὶ ὀπὸς συκαμίνου καὶ ὕδωρ ὄμβριον καὶ χυλὸς ἀρτεμι<σί>ας μονοκλώνου καὶ κατανάγκης
This is the ink with which you draw: Blood of a crow, blood of a white dove, lumps of incense, myrrh, black writing ink, cinnabar, sap of mulberry tree, rainwater, juice of a single-stemmed wormwood and vetch

additional technique


οὕτω ζωγράφησον εἰς τὴν εὐώνυμόν σου χεῖραν τὸν Βησᾶν, ὡς ὑποδείκνυταί σοι
On your left hand draw Besa in the way shown to you below


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