Fun with Amulets: Magic Charms from Ancient Egypt

Fun with Amulets: Magic Charms from Ancient Egypt

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Overview

The ancient Egyptians believed that amulets, or charms, had magical powers that could bring protection, enhance certain characteristics, or grant wishes. With this marvelous kit, you can now create your own scarabs, ankhs, and other amulets and give presents of good luck to family and friends. The kit contains a flexible mold with twenty-four different amulet shapes a protective fish, the household god Bes, the mysterious wedjet-eye and others reproduced from ancientmolds excavated in Egypt, as well as three ounces of polymer clay in authentic Egyptian colors, plus all the materials you'll need to make earrings, pins, necklaces, magnets, and more. Included is a 64-page book that discusses the history, development, and symbolism of amulets, as well as giving detailed instructions for making the amulets, suggestions for projects using them, and even ancient spells to accompany them!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780670877614
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publication date: 10/15/1997
Edition description: Book and Accessories
Pages: 63
Product dimensions: 7.94(w) x 11.38(h) x 0.93(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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