|Translated title||1001 Amulets. Ancient Egyptian Magic, Monotheistic Talismans, Secular Magic|
Thomas Staubli, Christian Herrmann.
Freiburg, Switzerland, 2010. 224 pp., illustrations: ca. 900 col., 26.8 × 21.2 cm. German.
Bibel+Orient Museum (5 November 2010–31 July 2011)
Amulets from various cultures and religions: Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Samaritan, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and secular. Amulets from the Levant and in the Bible are described in Section III. Jewish amulets discussed in Section V (pp. 178–188), with introductory text on tefillin and mezuzot, the relationship of Solomon, Noah and Adam to Jewish amuletic belief and practice, witchcraft, mystical names, the hexagram, a cosmological amulet, etc. Numerous quotations from Jewish sources (the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Babylonian Talmud, Maimonides, Josephus Flavius, etc.) pertaining to amulets and their use. Basic entries. 7 Jewish items.
Jüdisches Museum der Schweiz / Musée juif de Suisse, Basel, Switzerland (17 March 2013–20 July 2014)
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