Texts are written on the tablets invoking the gods of the Underworld to inflict harm on other people. “The person who ordered a curse is never mentioned by name; only the ‘recipient’”, explains Dr Jutta Stroszeck of the German Archaeological Institute at Athens, who heads the Kerameikos research.
Oval lead “coffin” with a spell against Pytheas & co., ordered by Pytheas’ opponent in an Athenian law court
[Credit: Dr. Jutta…
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