Amuletic wand ; hippopotamus ivory; incised detail; ancient break and /11 Oct-Mar, Leiden, National Museum Of Antiquities, Egyptian Magic. Article describing the uses of magic in Ancient Egyptian society. Detail from an ivory wand showing one of the 'fearsome' deities at the Magicians · Techniques · Protection · Healing. Acquiring magical powers, the practitioners of magic, practical purposes, the e.g. only boy's names are mentioned on apotropaic wands carved of ivory and.
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Image courtesy of Amy Calvert. Inscription in the tomb of Meni, 6th Dynasty, at Giza. Es ist erlaubt, die Datei unter den Bedingungen der GNU-Lizenz für freie Dokumentation , Version 1. Although the average Egyptian could practice magic, the formal practitioners were the priests. Both in the Rollin and the Lee Papyrus the deeds of magicians who had supported a conspiracy against Ramses III were called "great crimes of death", "the abominations of the land" or the like, probably because the victim had been the king himself.