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Witchcraft History.

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What a bizarre amulet! A sheep's heart, stuck with nails and pins. It was said to have been used to break a spell cast by a witch over a farmer's cattle. Vanitas, Mythological Animals, Wellcome Collection, Modern Love, Macabre, Occult, Witchcraft, Mythology, Sheep

What's On

Discover all of the exhibitions, events and more on offer at Wellcome Collection, the free museum and library for the incurably curious.

Irish Cauldron- County Down c? I'd love to have a cauldron to cook in like this. An Dagda Magick, Witchcraft, Celtic Mythology, Medieval Life, Antique Tools, European History, Dark Ages, 14th Century, Ancient Art

Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

Welcome to Down County Museum! Explore the history of the old Gaol and our impressive temporary and permanent exhibitions with objects from varied archaeological and artistic collections.

In English immigrants William Towne and Joanna Blessing Towne settled their large family in Salem, Massachusetts, where three of their daughters would later be accused of witchcraft, and inspire the famous play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. Witch History, Mystery Of History, Witchcraft History, History Books, Retro Humor, American Literature, American History, Rebecca Nurse, Salem Mass

The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse

In 1640, English immigrants William Towne and Joanna Blessing Towne settled their large family in Salem, Massachusetts, where three of their daughters would later be accused of witchcraft, and inspire the famous play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller....

Stone tablets hidden in the Museum of Bologna's archives may contain a terrible, ancient curse calling a devil-goddess to bind a victim. Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Witchcraft History, The Doors Of Perception, Occult Symbols, Magic S, The Victim, Black Magic, Museum

'Black magic' curse inscribed onto ancient stone tablet calling on the 'mother of witches' to bind victim found hidden in museum

Stone tablets hidden in the Museum of Bologna's archives may contain a terrible, ancient curse calling a devil-goddess to bind a victim.

The scold’s bridle was an instrument of punishment used primarily on women, as a form of torture and public humiliation. First recorded in Scotland in the the device was used on women accused of such offences as gossiping, nagging or witchcraft. Scolds Bridle, Brazen Bull, Pena Capital, Medieval, Maleficarum, The Victim, Middle Ages, Creepy, Scary

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theoddsideofme: “The scold’s bridle was an instrument of punishment used primarily on women, as a form of torture and public humiliation. First recorded in Scotland in the 1500s, the device was used...

Your place to buy and sell all things handmade Witchcraft History, New Inventions, Small Gifts, Cornwall, Roots, Connection, Friendship, Etsy Seller, Handmade Items

Traditional Coin Talisman Copper Hand Forged Small Gift | Etsy

This is a wonderful little piece of treasure, and a real connection to the roots of witchcraft, as this is in no way a new invention! In the Museum of Witchcraft, Cornwall, they have many examples of talismanic coins like these, often with a cross in the center and had the power to protect the person who carried it with them! These ones are handmade by me from copper, which is also used for love and friendship. Each one measures just under 1 cm and a half across.

Joseph E. Baker's "Witch No. is a stunning lithograph illustrating the imagined events that are part of the mythology of the horrific Salem Witch Trials of the late century. To learn more, check out Smithsonian's "Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials. Yasmine Galenorn, Salem Mass, Maleficarum, Salem Witch Trials, Early Modern Period, Tarot, Theme Color, The Victim, Wiccan

Scavenger Hunts in Salem, Mass.

Something wicked—and wicked fun—comes your way on this spellbinding tour. On teams, you'll follow clues to answer tricky questions about places associated with

Witch's whistle with death skull and rats foot probably 1800 - 1899 Europe Corinthian Helmet, History Images, Archaeological Finds, Sabbats, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Symbols, Ancient History, Pictures Images, Macabre

The Great Horned Goat

antediluviancurrent: “ “Heksenfluit”, witch flute, with death’s head and rat leg, ca. 1850, Collectie MAS, Museum aan de Stroom, Antwerpen, foto Louis de Peuter ”

Human skull strapped to a red metal stand in the form of a pentacle. Witchcraft History, Ancient Egyptian Deities, Ritual Magic, Witch Wand, Hedge Witch, Human Skull, Pentacle, Skull And Bones, Skull Art

Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

Cecil Williamson claimed that this skull was from ‘Old Granny Mann’ of North Bovey area, Dartmoor. She kept "her friend" ,as she called this relic, in a secret place upon Easdon Tor. Old Granny Mann always used to say when presented with a problem or a situation by her clients, "well me dear, I don't rightly knows what I a do - till I have asked me friend. I'll let thee know later."' <:((((><(

The grave of a woman who confessed to witchcraft and sex with the devil in 1709 has been uncovered in Scotland. More here: Grave of the Torryburn Witch Found in Scotland Unexplained Phenomena, Flat Stone, Archaeological Discoveries, Vampires And Werewolves, The Revenant, Stone Slab, The Grim, Bury, Macabre

Grave of the Torryburn Witch Uncovered in Scotland

The grave of the Torryburn witch, who confessed to sex with the devil in 1709, has been uncovered on the shore of Scotland's Fife Coast.

Austin Osman Spare's Scrying Stone by majorarcana, at Boscastle England Witchcraft museum Wicca, Magick, Pagan, Witchcraft History, Austin Osman Spare, Automatic Drawing, Bizarre Facts, English Artists, Crystal Ball

Austin Osman Spare's Scrying Stone

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