Charming a Clogged Nose: A Late Coptic Magical Spell from Saqqara

In: Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions
Jacques van der Vliet Leiden University / Radboud University Nijmegen

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A reedition and analysis of a late (ca. 10th–11th cent.) Coptic magical charm found at Saqqara. The commentary links the charm to pre-Christian models and discusses the possible modes of transmission of traditional ritual knowledge in Christian Egypt.

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