|Title of host publication||The Encyclopedia of Ancient History|
|Editors||R.S. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C.B. Champion, A. Erskine, S.R. Huebner|
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons Inc.|
|Number of pages||1|
|State||Published - 2012|
In the broad sense of the term, an amulet is an artifact empowered through rituals and spells that is used for the benefit of its owner. In this sense magical gems and jewelry, and even incantation bowls, are amulets.
- folkore and mythology
- Late Antiquity