Prehistoric Charms and Superstitions

Wells, Peter S.
May 1984
Archaeology;May/Jun84, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p38
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.


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