The Rite of the Cast of Four Clay Balls in the Context of the Egyptian Ritual Practices

Vostok/Oriens '2015, №3

The article analyzes the ancient Egyptian ritual of throwing four balls in the context of the Egyptian ritual practice. The paper traces the genesis and development of this ritual from different sources and examines its role and importance in the framework of the Egyptian magical tradition.

Keywords: four clay balls, ritual, protection, magic, papyrus, Seth, followers, Taharqa, Hibis, Heliopolis

Pages: С. 5–15

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