PGM VIII 110

man.png

Title

PGM VIII 110
PGM VIII

Format

Roll

inv. nr.

P.Lond. inv. 122

institution

British Library

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

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

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

kind of document

Formulary

Materials

Papyrus

Bibliography

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

Item Relations

This item has no relations.

Collection

Citation

“PGM VIII 110,” TO ZODION, accessed July 16, 2018, http://to-zodion.net/items/show/15.