Re: Vampires in Egypt

Dion P Marshall (
Fri, 3 Feb 1995 20:42:57 GMT

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: >I am looking for any references to vampires in ancient egypt. Myth has it that

: >that is where it originated, and was wondering if anyone knows of any ancient

: >references to any vampire - like activity.
: >All responses will be much appreciated.
: >Kristi Weyland

What myths from where? Anne Rice's books follow this kind of plot, but
I've never heard any myths of this kind. In fact, now that I think of
it Egypt is just about the only civilization whose mythology I've looked
at that had no vampire like spirits. Did I miss something?