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The Use Of Magickal Amulets In Egyptian Magick E.A. Wallis Budge

The Use Of Magickal Amulets In Egyptian Magick

E.A. Wallis Budge

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AMULET is a name given to a class of objects and ornaments which were employed by the Egyptians, and later by other nations, to protect the human body, either living or dead, from baleful influences, and from the attacks of visible and invisibleMoreAMULET is a name given to a class of objects and ornaments which were employed by the Egyptians, and later by other nations, to protect the human body, either living or dead, from baleful influences, and from the attacks of visible and invisible foes. The word amulet is derived from an Arabic root meaning to bear, to carry, hence an amulet is something which is carried or worn, and the name is applied broadly to any kind of talisman or ornament to which supernatural powers are ascribed. There is no doubt that the object of every Egyptian religious text ever written on tomb, stele, amulet, coffin, papyrus, etc., was to bring the gods under the power of the amulet-wearer, so that he might be able to compel them to do his will...