Witchcraft History.

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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....

Irish Cauldron- County Down c? I'd love to have a cauldron to cook in like this. An Dagda Celtic Mythology, Medieval Life, Antique Tools, Magick, Witchcraft, Luck Of The Irish, Dark Ages, Middle Ages, Archaeology

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.

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, Witchcraft, Mythology, Sheep, Old Things, Charmed, Nails

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.

At the Whitby Museum in North Yorkshire is a strange artifact—a dismembered hand, dried and shriveled. It once belonged to a man who was hanged from the North Yorkshire, Yorkshire England, Cursed Objects, Male Hands, Macabre, Occult, Archaeology, Maya, Scary

Mummified Hand from Yorkshire May Be Last Hand of Glory Still in Existence

The Bladen Journal reports that a mummified hand found in Castleton, North Yorkshire, England is the only known ‘Hand of Glory’, a grotesque artifact meant to aid thieves in their work during the nigh

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

Austin Osman Spare's Scrying Stone

Explore majorarcana's photos on Flickr. majorarcana has uploaded 2391 photos to Flickr.

Hugo, von Trimberg, ca. Der Renner Austria, probably in Tyrol, last quarter of the century MS Folio Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Statues, Witchcraft History, Morgan Library, Handmade Books, Hugo, 15th Century, Religious Art

Literary, MS M.763 fol. 4r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Literary, Austria, probably in Tyrol, last quarter of the 15th century

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, Black Magic, Ancient Egypt, Archaeology

'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.

Human skull strapped to a red metal stand in the form of a pentacle. Witchcraft History, Ancient Egyptian Deities, Witch Wand, Hedge Witch, Human Skull, Pentacle, Skull And Bones, Star Shape, 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."' <:((((><(

Witch's whistle with death skull and rats foot probably 1800 - 1899 Europe Archaeological Finds, Oeuvre D'art, Death, Skull, Museum, Objects, Occult, Magick, Wicca

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 ”

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