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Egyptian Amulets - The Nefer talisman was worn to attract success & happiness

The Talismans and Amulets of Ancient Egypt and facts about the Nefer amulet

Ancient Egyptians - The Nefer Amulet
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Fact 1 on the Nefer: This amulet was worn as a talisman by both the living and the deceased to wish the wearer "good luck".

Fact 2 on the Nefer: Meaning: To the ancient Egyptians the Nefer was a symbol of good luck. It was worn to attract success, happiness, vitality, and friends.

Fact 3 on the Nefer: As a talisman for the dead it was believed to extend good wishes for happiness in the afterlife.

Fact 4 on the Nefer: The ancient Egyptian word 'Nefer' meant "be beautiful".

Fact 5 on the Nefer: The Egyptian hieroglyph 'nfr' is a representation of an ancient type of lute, an association with celebration and happiness - see the above pictures.

Fact 6 on the Nefer: The Nefer was worn to wish the wearer "good luck".

Fact 7 on the Nefer: The 'nfr' hieroglyph relates to a solar filiation. A filiation relates to the ancestry, descent or kinship between an individual and their bloodline.

Fact 8 on the Nefer: The solar filiation was used to directly connect the royal pharaoh as a descendent of the Sun God Ra. In this way the kings and Pharaohs of Egypt proclaimed that they were a "Son of Ra" until the end of Egyptian civilization.

Fact 9 on the Nefer: The royal "solar filiations" title was used to form part of a royal name as in Nefertari or Nefertiti. It was also included in the name of the god Nefertum (proclaiming him to be a descendent of the Sun God Ra)

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Ancient Egyptian Magic - The Nefer Fact Sheet

Picture of Nefer Amulets

Picture of Nefer Amulets

Nefer 'nfr' Hieroglyph

Nefer 'nfr' Hieroglyph

Egyptian Lute

Egyptian Lute

Nefertari Cartouche

Nefertari Cartouche

Scarab of Akhenaten

Scarab with Royal Solar Filiations

Facts about the Ancient Egyptian Nefer Talisman
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Ancient Egypt - The Nefer Amulet Fact Sheet

Fact 10 on the Nefer: All words related to royalty, including the names of the Pharaohs, kings and queens, could be followed by the auspicious wish-formula "may he live, prosper and be in good health".

Fact 11 on the Nefer: The king might therefore be addressed as "Pharaoh, may he live, prosper and be in health, the Master".

Fact 12 on the Nefer: Almost every word referring to a pharaoh might be followed by this type of wish. These good wishes were shown in cartouche hieroglyphs, expressed as the 'nfr' symbol.

Fact 13 on the Nefer: Amulets, such as the Scarab of Pharaoh Akhenaten, the husband of Nefertari, were also engraved with 'nfr' good wishes.

Fact 14 on the Nefer: Amulets were then given to ordinary Egyptians in the form of a cartouche displaying the name of a king and the 'nfr' which secured the owner with the royal patronage of the pharaoh combined with a wish for good health and prosperity

Fact 15 on the Nefer: Amulets were then created consisting of simply the 'nfr' symbol either as a single pendant or with multiple symbols joined together to form a necklace. 

Fact 16 on the Nefer: Drinking vessels were also designed to reflect the shape of the 'nfr' symbol. To drink water from a nefer-shaped vase was believed to magically bestow happiness, health, good fortune and beauty.

Fact 17 on the Nefer: A Talisman or an amulet can be described as a religious object consisting of a stone or other small item, often inscribed or carved with magical inscriptions, magic signs, magic symbols, formula or sacred text.

Ancient Egyptian Magic - The Nefer Fact Sheet

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