Golden Ibex Amulet “Symbol of Protection from Evil” The Golden Ibex Amulet is one of the oldest symbols which dates all way to 4500 BC, it held a number of magical properties in the old kingdom and was associated with Seth as the animal roamed all across the desert. The Ibex was seen as a divine animal with regenerative powers and was connected to the afterlife. It was used as a powerful tool to protect from harm and evil. The animal was used in offerings as it was used as a source of food in the afterlife. It was able to stand against the face of death and was seen as a symbol of endurance.