Amulets and Charms: Phylactery – an amulet or charm – worn for its supposed magical power


Phylactery (from Ancient Greek φυλακτήριον (phylakterion), meaning ‘protectant’) may refer to:

Tefillin, leather boxes containing Torah verses worn by some Jews when praying
An amulet or charm, worn for its supposed magical or supernatural power
A speech scroll in medieval art, which contains or represents speech
In fantasy
An object used by a lich to contain its soul and protect it from death, common in fantasy fiction
A vial of a mage’s blood, used to track a mage in the video game series Dragon Age
Music
Phylactery Factory, the second album by American singer-songwriter Casey Dienel, but the first under the White Hinterland name.

This artifact is a part of SwordTemple Library

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