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'Nail down the tongue': The 1,700-year-old lead tablet inscribed with a curse written by a magician and discovered in Jerusalem

The 1,700-year-old lead 'magical tablet' inscribed with a curse

Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists excavated a curse tablet from a Roman mansion in the City of David in Jerusalem. In the text inscribed on the lead tablet, a woman named Kyrilla curses a man named Iennys, probably over a legal case.

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tagaoth: “ Lead Curse Tablet -Roman century BC “Just as the dead man who is buried here can neither speak nor talk, so may Rhodine die as far as Marcus Licinius Faustus is concerned and not be.

Deciphered Ancient Tablet Reveals Curse of Greengrocer

Deciphered Ancient Tablet Reveals Curse of Greengrocer

Found in the but recently deciphered, this lead curse tablet from a century Antioch well invokes Yahweh, asking that he turn his terrible power onto a local greengrocer named Babylas.

Curse Tablet / found in Morgantina, Sicily

Defixio (curse tablet) found in Morgantina, Sicily

Spell Tablets in the Ancient World

Thinking of Buying a Graphics Tablet? Read This First

Spell tablets, or curse tablets, were a staple of Roman and Greek low magic. Here's some history, and how you can make and use your own spell tablet.

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Roman ‘Curse Tablets’ Made of Gold Discovered in Viminacium, Serbia

Stone tablets hidden in the Museum of Bologna's archives may contain a terrible, ancient curse calling a devil-goddess to bind and torment a named victim.    The tablets were hidden in the archives for nearly a century - thought to have been put aside at the start of World War I - and rediscovered in 2009. The tablets are believed to be 1600 years old.

'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.

Nabonidus basalt Stele recording the assassination of Sennacherib by his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer with the sword in 681 B.C. as a rebuke and consequence of the Assyrian god Marduk and his wrath upon Sennacherib for the destruction of Babylon.   This event happened just after Sennacherib had his unsuccessful campaign against Jerusalem and is recorded in the Bible (2 Kings 19:35-37).  Esarhaddon his son reigned in his place.

Nabonidus basalt Stele recording the assassination of Sennacherib by his sons…

King Herod's Tomb a Mystery Yet Again

King Herod's Tomb a Mystery Yet Again

A tomb thought to be Herod's may not be after all. Certain design elements, such as two staircases on top of the mausoleum that block entrance, aren't in keeping with the master builder's deisgn, experts say

Sex curse discovered on ancient tablet in Cyprus

Ancient Sex Curse of Cyprus

Discover Ancient Sex Curse of Cyprus in Agios Tychon, Cyprus: Sex curse discovered on ancient tablet in Cyprus.

Mesopotamian Pharmacopeia...  One of the oldest known ancient Mesopotamian medical texts is a collection of 15 prescriptions, written in Sumerian, on a clay tablet, which dates from the Ur III period, or Sumerian Renaissance. It was excavated at the site of the ancient city of Nippur in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), and is preserved in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. (copy of original tablet)

A reproduction of one of the oldest known Mesopotamian medical texts, dating from the Ur III period.

Ancient dictionary from Warka, Uruk, thought to be one of the first. Dates to the middle of 1st millenium BC, and is currently located at the Louvre, France.

ancientart: “Ancient dictionary from Warka, Uruk, thought to be one of the first. Dates to the middle of millenium BC, and is currently located at the Louvre, France.

In Photos: Ancient Curse Discovered in City of David | LiveScience

In Photos: Ancient Curse Discovered in City of David

In Photos: Ancient Curse Discovered in City of David | LiveScience

Darius I Persepolis Gold Plates; These plates were found by archeologists in 1938 in Persepolis near modern day Shiraz, Iran. There were two gold plates and two silver plates in a stone box written on in cuneiform script. The plates date to 518 – 515 BC. The text found on each of the plates was the same: “Darius the great king, king of the kings, king of countries, son of Hystaspes, an Achaemenid king. King Darius says: This is the kingdom which I hold, from the Sacae who are beyond Sogdia…

Darius I Persepolis Gold Plates These plates were found by archeologists in in Persepolis, near modern day Shiraz, Iran. There were two gold plates and two silver plates in a stone box, written on in cuneiform script. The plates date to 518 – 515 BC.

Earliest evidence of the wheel? 7,500 year old Stone Age toy “car” found | The k2p blog

Earliest evidence of the wheel? 7,500 year old toy “car” found

This Stone Age toy has been called the world's earliest toy car. Credit: The Museum of Mardin in Ilisu Dam

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