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Phylactery may refer to:

  • Tefillin, boxes containing Torah verses worn by some Jews when praying
  • An amulet or charm, worn for its supposed magical or supernatural power
  • A speech scroll in medieval art, which contains or represents speech

In fantasy[edit]

  • An object used by a lich to contain its soul and protect it from death, common in fantasy games
  • A vial of a mage's blood, used to track a mage in the video game series Dragon Age


  • Phylactery Factory, the second album by American singer-songwriter Casey Dienel, but the first under the White Hinterland name