Paraliterary text: BL OR 5525.1

Paraliterary text BL OR 5525.1


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In PGP since 2020


A very large magical fragment with copious Coptic text and scattered phrases in (poor) Greek. Thanks to Professor Maria Mavroudi for identifying the languages, and to the Coptic Magical Papyri project for a detailed description and partial translation of this fragment, available at It is a formulary-cum-amulet to protect the pregnant woman Soura daughter of Pelca and her children. ASE.