Egyptian Magic: A History of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practices
E. A. Wallis Budge
Explore the riveting impact of magic on ancient Egyptian civilization, from birth, to love and marriage, to the rituals of death and the afterlife!
First published in 1899, Egyptian Magic is a classic work of one of the most prolific Victorian Egyptologists, Sir E. A. Wallis Budge. Budge presents a history of Egyptian magic and the details of its practice to help you uncover the Egyptian's distinction between white magic and black magic as you learn about magical artifacts, their identities and their applications in detail. These include jeweled scarabs and amulets, shown alongside useful illustrations and an abundance of information. Additionally, some first hand accounts claiming to have witnessed effects of the Egyptian occult are also contained in these pages for your intrique.
Egyptian Magic is essential reading for anybody interested in ancient cultures and their approaches to magic.
Egyptian Magic: A history of ancient Egyptian magical practices including amulets, names, spells, enchantments, figures, formulae, supernatural ceremonies, and words of power