Video: The Archaeology of Magic Signs – An Introduction to their Ancient Sources

In this video I introduce the archaeology of magic signs based on their three primary ancient sources: Magical artefacts, ritual manuals (“magic books” allthough most often scrolls), and religious texts.

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Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek:
The Bodleian Libraries:
The Louvre: