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Title: An Overlooked Magical Formulary (P.Oxy. 3.433)
Author(s): ZELLMANN-ROHRER, Michael
Journal: Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists
Volume: 55 Date: 2018
Re-edition of P.Oxy. 3.433, a fragmentary text whose character remained obscure to its first editors. It may now be recognized as an early instance, for Oxyrhynchus, of a Greek magical formulary in book-roll format. The fragment preserves portions of at least four recipes, including part of an invocation: three bear marginal titles promising to restrain anger, instill hatred, and set two parties at odds; another involves the ritual activation of a figurine in a wooden shrine.