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Amulets and Superstitions

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From the evil eye to the crucifix, this treatment presents a thorough and fascinating exploration of amulets and talismans of many cultures and traditions. The British Museum's noted Egyptologist examines the origins of seals, stones, rings, and other items related to Arab, Persian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Egyptian, Ethiopian, Gnostic, Hebrew, and other sources.

Synopsis:

Comprehensive discourse on origin, powers of amulets in many ancient cultures. Covers cross, swastika, crucifix, seals, rings, stones, etc.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486235738
Author:
Budge, E. A. Wallis
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Budge, E. A. Wallis
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Occultism
Subject:
Signs and symbols
Subject:
Superstition
Subject:
Amulets
Subject:
Superstitions
Subject:
Talismans
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Egypt
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.39 lb

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Comprehensive discourse on origin, powers of amulets in many ancient cultures. Covers cross, swastika, crucifix, seals, rings, stones, etc.

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