Ancient Egyptian Magic

Ancient Egyptian Magic

by Bob Brier


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Ancient Egyptian Magic is the first authoritative modern work on the occult practices that pervaded all aspects of life in ancient Egypt. Based on fascinating archaeological discoveries, it includes everything from how to write your name in hieroglyphs to the proper way to bury a king, as well as:

  • Tools and training of magicians
  • Interpreting dreams
  • Ancient remedies for headaches, cataracts, and indigestion
  • Wrapping a mummy
  • Recipes for magic potions and beauty creams
  • Explanations of amulets and pyramid power
  • A spell to entice a lover
  • A fortune-telling calendar

These subjects and many more will appeal to everyone interested in Egyptology, magic, parapsychology, and the occult; or ancient religions and mythology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688007966
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/16/1998
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 381,234
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Bob Brier is a world-famous Egyptologist who has conducted research on pyramids and tombs in fifteen countries. A senior research fellow at the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University, he is the author of seven books, including The Murder of Tutankhamen, and hosted the Great Egyptian series for the Learning Channel.

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