Egyptian Protective Knife

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Daderot
published on 23 February 2017

An Egyptian apotropaic knife made from a hippopotamus tusk and designed to ward off evil in a nursery. (Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago)

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