Egyptian Protective Knife

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Daderot
published on 23 February 2017
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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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Daderot, . (2017, February 23). Egyptian Protective Knife. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6392/egyptian-protective-knife/

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Daderot, . "Egyptian Protective Knife." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 23, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6392/egyptian-protective-knife/.

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Daderot, . "Egyptian Protective Knife." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Feb 2017. Web. 05 Aug 2021.