‘Magical’ silver scroll virtually unfolded

About 1,300 years ago, a Jewish sorcerer arrived in the Muslim town of Jerash in Jordan. Local Muslims saw that his magic was old and powerful and that he was desperately in need of their help. ‘Magical’ silver scroll virtually unfolded A 1,300 year-old cylinder containing a rolled plate of silver [Credit: Rubina Raja] We do not know why the wizard needed their help, but we do know this part of the story, thanks to an inscription of a thin silver plate that was rolled up and stored in an amulet.

Ixel Balamke

Ixel Balamke was one of the two founding members of Sekhet-Bast-Ra in Oklahoma City. Currently living in the Twin Cities, she is currently the LBM of Leaping Laughter Lodge. She also is a Meanad and lover of fine wines. Her life long partner Hunahpu and she are well known for their Wine Tastings at NOTOCON. Together they have a small wine cellar that currently holds over 300 bottles.

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