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Egyptian Canopic Jar Mystery by T.A. Waters

(c. 2002)

Here is another version of the T.A. Waters’ amazing Box Office which has been recreated so many times it is hard to keep up.

The germ of the idea for this creation came from reading an ad for an effect by Dexter: Box of Bombay.

You start by showing a beautiful box that has a top tray with 4 Egyptian Canopic Jars featuring the 4 Sons of Horus: Imsety, Hapy, Duamutef, and Qebehsenuef. You take the tray out and remove a deck of mummy shape cards – just to keep the mummy theme going. You also show 4 cards of the jars and without showing the spectator you chose one as a prediction and place it in the bottom part of the box. You then replace the top tray so that no one knows your prediction.

The spectator now chooses a card from the deck, and then selects any one of the 4 jars (no force involved). The tray is lifted out and the spectator reaches in to find the one prediction matching the jar they chose. Now the spectator opens up the jar and finds a prediction in the jar of the card they also chose and we come to the end of a great mystery!

Approx. Price: $300.00 (2002) ***

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2 reviews for Egyptian Canopic Jar Mystery by T.A. Waters

  1. Alan Chasen

    Impressive Craftsmanship!

    I am impressed by the craftsmanship seen in the pictures. Even more impressive considering you are new to the invention game. I can only hope that one day you will decide to market and sell the product.

  2. Andy Martin

    Great Magic, Great Props, Great Value!

    So here is the first effect in the Exclusive line of Martin’s Magic Off the Shelf Craftsmanship Series! Unfortunately, the line is so exclusive there will only be one of each effect made šŸ™

    The germ of the idea for this effect came from reading an ad for an effect by Dexter – Box of Bombay.

    You start by showing a beautiful box that has a top tray with 4 Egyptian Canopic Jars featuring the 4 Sons of Horus: Imsety, Hapy, Duamutef, and Qebehsenuef. You take the tray out and remove a deck of mummy shape cards – just to keep the mummy theme going. You also show 4 cards of the jars and without showing the spectator you chose one as a prediction and place it in the bottom part of the box. You then replace the top tray so that noone knows your prediction.

    The spectator now chooses a card from the deck, and then selects any one of the 4 jars (no force involved). The tray is lifted out and the spectator reaches in to find the one prediction matching the jar they chose. Now the spectator opens up the jar and finds a prediction in the jar of the card they also chose and we come to the end of a great mystery!

    Beautiful, Off the Shelf Craftsmanship, at its finest!

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