TITLE

Prehistoric Charms and Superstitions

AUTHOR(S)
Wells, Peter S.
PUB. DATE
May 1984
SOURCE
Archaeology;May/Jun84, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the use of charms and amulets in prehistoric times. Use of charms against malevolent forces such as the Evil Eye and spells cast by witches; Protection of plants and animals against diseases and storms; Degree of fear and superstition that existed in most prehistoric communities before the development of science and medicine.
ACCESSION #
10809928

 

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