title


PGM VII 300
PGM VII

rights


© British Library

inv. nr.


P. Lond. 121

institution


British Library

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

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.

image description


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

Collection

PGM VII


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Citation

“PGM VII 300,” TO ZODION, accessed November 27, 2020, http://to-zodion.net/items/show/9.

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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


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