PGM XII 385

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Title

PGM XII 385
PGM/PDM XII

inv. nr.

Lugd.Bat. J 383v

institution

Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

image description

A drawing of a crowned man wearing a skirt and sat in a throne. It holds an object in his right hand

city

Leiden

country

The Netherlands

publication

Greek: C. Leemans, Papyri Graeci Musei Antiquarii Lugduni-Batavi II, Leiden, 1885
Demotic: J. Johnson, Oudheidkundige Mededelingen uit het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden te Leiden, OMRO 56, 1975, p. 29-64

PGM

PGM XII / PDM XII

TMnr

55954

LDABnr

5669

date

200-299 CE

provenance

Thebes

Location

col. 12, 385

image dispositio

At the beginning of the column. The invocation at its right side

image purpose

Charm to induce insomnia

image technique

Drawing in black ink

image identification

Unidentified god

associated powerful

θαθαβαθαθ
ετενναβουθι
πεπτου
βαστ
ειησους
ουαιρ
αμουν
ουθι
ασχελιδονηθ
βαθαριβαθ

image aim

Invocation

additional description

ζωγράφησον … τὸ ὑποκείμενον ζῴδιον
paint the following figure

additional material

λαβὼν νυκτερίδαν ζῶσαν ἐπὶ τῆς δεξιᾶς πτέρυγος ζωγράφησον ζμύρνῃ τὸ ὑποκείμενον ζῴδιον, ἐπὶ τῆς ἀριστερᾶς τὰ ζʹ ὀνόματα κατάγραψον θεοῦ
Take a living bat and on the right wing paint with myrrh the following figure, and on the lef wirte the 7 names of the god

additional technique

ζωγράφησον ζμύρνῃ
Paint with myrrh

kind of document

Formulary

Materials

Papyrus

Bibliography

J. Johnson, Enchoria 7 (1977), esp. p. 55-102, pls. 10-17.
H. D. Betz (ed.), The Greek magical papyri in translation, Chicago, 1986, pp.
W. J. Tait, Theban Magic, in S. P. Vleeming (ed.), Hundred-Gated Thebes, Leiden-New York, 1995, pp. 169-182
J. Dieleman, Priests, Tongues and Rites, Leiden-New York, 2005

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Citation

“PGM XII 385,” TO ZODION, accessed May 27, 2018, http://to-zodion.net/items/show/17.