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Metal wands representing the snake goddess Great of Magic were carried by some practitioners of magic. Semi-circular ivory wands - decorated with fearsome deities - were used in the second millennium BC. The wands were symbols of the authority of the magician to summon powerful beings, and to make them obey him or her.

Metal wands representing the snake goddess Great of Magic were carried by some practitioners of magic. Semi-circular ivory wands - decorated with fearsome deities - were used in the second millennium BC. The wands were symbols of the authority of the magician to summon powerful beings, and to make them obey him or her.

Magical wand  Ivory  Egypt, excavated at Lisht, North Cemetery, Tomb 475, Pit 885  Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12-13, 1840-1640 B.C.E.

Magical wand Ivory Egypt, excavated at Lisht, North Cemetery, Tomb 475, Pit 885 Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12-13, 1840-1640 B.C.E.

Magic wands. Period: Middle Kingdom. Dynasty: Dynasty XXII. Date: ca. 1981–1802 B.C. Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I. Medium: Hippopotamus ivory.

Magic wands. Period: Middle Kingdom. Dynasty: Dynasty XXII. Date: ca. 1981–1802 B.C. Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I. Medium: Hippopotamus ivory.

Magic wand, ivory, Middle Kingdom, provenance unknown

Magic wand, ivory, Middle Kingdom, provenance unknown

Apotropaic wand  From Thebes, Egypt Late Middle Kingdom, around 1750 BC  A magical 'knife' intended for the protection of a mother and child

Apotropaic wand From Thebes, Egypt Late Middle Kingdom, around 1750 BC A magical 'knife' intended for the protection of a mother and child

Munich. Ivory wands

Munich. Ivory wands

Magic wand  Period: Middle Kingdom  Date: ca. 1850–1640 B.C.  Geography: Country of Origin Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Nakht (493), brick building east, Pit 475, MMA 1913–1914  Medium Ivory: Hippopotamus  Accession Number: 15.3.197

Magic wand Period: Middle Kingdom Date: ca. 1850–1640 B.C. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Nakht (493), brick building east, Pit 475, MMA 1913–1914 Medium Ivory: Hippopotamus Accession Number: 15.3.197

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