During antiquity, there was a widespread belief in magic. Rome went so far as to outlaw harmful magic. So, did curse tablets and voodoo dolls actually work?
Curse tablets are types of written curses usually etched onto stone or scratched onto lead sheets that would ask divine entities to cause harm to others. Read articles about curse tablets below.
In the Greco-Roman world, curse tablets are small, thin sheets, intended to influence the actions or the welfare of persons or animals against their will.
With Voodoo Dolls or Curse Tablets abound, how did one go about protecting themselves if they suspected someone placed a curse on them?