Magic in ancient Egypt / Geraldine Pinch.

Author
Edition
  • Revised edition.
Published
  • Austin, TX : University of Texas Press 2010
Physical description
192 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780292722620
Notes
  • Published in co-operation with the British Museum Press.
  • Originally published: London : British Museum Press, 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. Egyptian magic -- 2. Myth and magic -- 3. Demons and spirits -- 4. Magicians and priests -- 5. Written magic -- 6. Magical techniques -- 7. Magic figurines and statues -- 8. Amulets -- 9. Fertility magic -- 10. Medicine and magic -- 11. Magic and the dead -- 12. The legacy of Egyptian magic.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • still image
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The Egyptians were famous in the ancient world for their knowledge of magic, with religion, medicine, technology and magic co-existing without apparent conflict. This book examines the fascinating connections between myth and magic. It discusses the techniques of magic, its practitioners and the surviving magical texts, and more.

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Birkbeck, University of London Library: Contact the Library 133.430932 PIN
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YC.2007.a.16770
British Museum Library: Please contact the British Museum libraries 133.430932 PIN
British Museum Library: Ancient Egypt and Sudan Library ID.PIN
British Museum Library: Ancient Egypt and Sudan Library ID.PIN
University of Cambridge Libraries: Fitzwilliam Museum: Reference Collection DT62.M2 41
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: Order from Library Storage Facility (Not borrowable)
University of Cambridge, King's College: King's College: Main Library PXQ 8CN Pin
University of East Anglia Library: Main Library: Main shelves BF1591 PIN
University of East Anglia Library: Main Library: Main shelves PT741 PIN
University of Edinburgh Libraries: New College Library (STANDARD LOAN) BF1591 Pin.
University of Glasgow Library: University Library Level 6 Anthrop K535 PIN
University of Liverpool Library: Sydney Jones Library BF1591.P64 4
National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored offsite) GMR.2007.1.10
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT 2007 MB 23941
University of Oxford Libraries: Queen's College Library: Peet Library BF1591 .PI
University of Oxford Libraries: Sackler Library: 1st Floor 376.1 Pin 2006
University of Reading Library: University Library: 2nd Floor 133.430932-PIN
University of Reading Library: University Library: 2nd Floor 133.430932-PIN
University of Reading Library: University Library: 2nd Floor 133.430932-PIN
University of St Andrews Library: Main Library BF1591.P56
Senate House Library, University of London: Senate House Library SPECIAL COLLECTIONS SHL 4th floor. For REFERENCE ONLY [H.P.L.] Pinch
Swansea University Libraries: Singleton Park Library : 24Hour BF1591 .P56 2006
Swansea University Libraries: Singleton Park Library : Main BF1591 .P56 2006
Trinity College Dublin Library: Ussher Library PL-459-639
University of Wales Trinity Saint David: Lampeter Campus Library: Main Collection 932 PIN
University of Wales Trinity Saint David: Lampeter Campus Library: Main Collection 133.430932 PIN
UCL Library Services: UCL Institute of Archaeology Library EGYPTOLOGY R 5 PIN

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