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An Ancient Egyptian Magical Spell to Protect a Young Lady from Everything

Revised 18 May 2014 The Third Intermediate Period of Egyptian history (ca. 1070 – 720 BC) was characterized by a breakdown of central authority and resulting multiple kings – and these dislocations were accompanied by changes in religious and magical … Continue reading

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The Ancient Egyptian Negative Confessions: Agriculture and Cuisine

In later periods of Egyptian history the Book of the Dead, which contained directions and spells for the newly deceased as he entered the netherworld, began to contain the so-called Negative Confessions. These were the actions not committed by the … Continue reading

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