Friday, August 14, 2015

Incantation bowl

Incantation bowls are common wheel-made earthenware bowls characteristic of the Late Antique Near East. The incantations are typically written in black ink spiraling from the inside to the outside, so that the bowl must be turned as it is read. In general, the incantations are directed against evil spirits, various illnesses, and the curses of demons and humans

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