A BBC: Artefact Recalls Witches' Shadowwww A "witch bottle" dated to c. Artefact Recalls Witches' Shadow.1830 is discovered buried in foundations in the Lincolnshire village of Navenby. BBC: Artefact Recalls Witches' Shadow.
Brian Apotropaioswww Brian Hoggard describes and explains the history of house protection magic in Britain. Apotropaios. Photographs of artefacts are presented and explanations for their use discussed. Apotropaios.
An Current Archaeology: How to Kill a Witchwww An illustrated article on witch bottles and their use, Archaeology: How to Kill a Witch, in particular one found buried in a ruined house at Reigate, just south of London. Current Archaeology: How to Kill a Witch.
The Deliberately Concealed Garments Projectwww The Textile Conservation Centre at the University of Southampton explores the folk tradition of concealing objects in the fabric of buildings. Concealed Garments Project. Includes a database of garment finds. Deliberately Concealed Garments Project.
An Lucky Mojo: The Evil Eyewww An essay on the blue glass "Nazar Boncugu" or "Eye Bead" worn for protection in Turkey, Mojo: The Evil Eye, Cyprus, the Central Asian Turkic Republics, and among the Uigur Turks of China. Lucky Mojo: The Evil Eye.