Image Gallery: Two Ancient Curses

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Snake Goddess

Credit: Photo courtesy Museo Archeologico Civico di Bologna, cropping by Owen Jarus
Two ancient curses dating back 1,600 years depict a deity with snakes coming out of its head. This deity may be none other than the goddess Hekate, the…Read More »

Queen of the Crossroads. Invocations in the curses resemble those used for her.    Less «
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Owen Jarus

Owen Jarus

Owen Jarus writes about archaeology and all things about humans' past for Live Science. Owen has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Toronto and a journalism degree from Ryerson University. He enjoys reading about new research and is always looking for a new historical tale.
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