The history of the head as well as magic.
The history of the head and magic.
Magic is certainly an ancient artwork. The first reported magic trick (the 'cup and balls' trick) is nearly 5,000 years old (2,700 BC) by Dedi in ancient Egypt. The exact same trick was performed over 2,000 years ago in ancient Rome.
The ball and cup trick has been used for hundreds of years since by street hustlers to fool people out of money. In fact, throughout time magic has often been utilized to fool people into believing that the magician held some other type of 'power', including great gaming skill, the capability to make mechanical things that are 'living', or the possession of nearly miraculous skills at lock picking, psychic power