Researchers hunt for 17th century 'witch bottles'


‘Witch bottles’ is the name given to 17th century stoneware and glass vessels believed to have served as objects for ritual protection or as the containers of a ‘prepared cure’ against witchcraft. Their contents most commonly include pins and nails, but sometimes also urine, nail clippings and thorns.

Omnium Gatherum: May 9, 2019