PGM VII 300

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Title

PGM VII 300
PGM VII

Rights

© British Library

inv. nr.

P. Lond. 121

institution

British Library

image description

A schematic ibis surrounded by an invocation and the instructions for drawing it

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. VIII, 300

image dispositio

The image is surrounded by the text, which is written in spiral from inside to outside.

image purpose

Unknown.

image technique

Drawing in black ink

image identification

A male ibis

associated powerful

Σαχμουοζοζο
Χωνσου
οχχα
ενσου
βιβεροησος

image aim

Reinforcement of the spell?

additional description

ἴβις (τοῦ ἴβεως)
of the ibis

additional material

γράφε εἰς τὴν εὐώνυμόν σου χεῖρα
write on your left hand

additional technique

γράφε εἰς τὴν εὐώνυμόν σου χεῖρα διὰ ζμυρνομέλανος ἀκόλουθα τοῦ ἴβεως
Write on your left hand with myrrh ink these things surrounding the ibis

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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Citation

“PGM VII 300,” TO ZODION, accessed May 27, 2018, http://to-zodion.net/items/show/9.