by Sir E.A. Wallis Budge
Subject: Egyptiology – Religion – Magic – Symbolism.
One of the most comprehensive essays ever written on ancient Egyptian magic and rituals. A real rare classic, by the world famous Egyptologist Sir E. A. Wallis Budge, Keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities in the British Museum.
In Egyptian Magic E.A. Wallis Budge discusses the close connection in ancient Egypt between religion and magic. He describes the antiquity of magical practices in Egypt, and gives an account of various magical ceremonies, as well as magical stones, amulets, figures, pictures, formullae, spells and names. The book also covers other aspects of Egyptian magic, such as demoniacal possession, dreams, ghosts, lucky and unlucky days, horoscopes, transformations and the worship of animals.
Fully indexed and with the original illustrations.
15x21 cm, 210 pgs
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