TO the peoples of antiquity Egypt appeared as the very mother of magic. .. 5, Plate I), are sun amulets and the symbols of Ra and Thoth, the two feathers being. Ancient Egyptian Magic - Methods & Symbols On this episode of Magic & Ritual, we take a look at the. Every now and again a new book is published that the reader wishes had been available years before, say, when he or she was a student. Symbol and Magic in.