Category Archives: Archaeology

Gobekli Tepe – my uninformed ramblings

Earlier this year I made the drunken offer to give a talk on Gobekli Tepe to our local Moot. It took me so long to write up my research that I thought it only fair to share it to the … Continue reading

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Hekate at Lagina

When talking about ancient sites associated with Hekate one site in particular is referenced to, and discussed, over and above all the rest. Lagina, located not far from the modern day border of Greece and Turkey, hosted one of the … Continue reading

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Sculptures from the Secret Museum: The Visual Anthropology of Phallic Worship – A Talk by Dr H Wickstead

Another lecture at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, this time Dr Helen Wickstead, Course Director of MA Museum and Gallery Studies at Kingston University, London. Helen has written widely on prehistoric archaeology, histories of archaeology, heritage and the relationships … Continue reading

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An Evening with Brian Hoggard – The Use of Bellarmines as Witch-bottles

I’ve never had much cause to visit the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds but on Wednesday 10th April I attended a short lecture delivered by Brian Hoggard on the bellarmine bottles and their uses as witchbottles. Brian Hoggard is an … Continue reading

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Summoning the Spirits

I know of witches who whistle at different pitches, calling things that don’t have names. Helen Oyeyemi, White is for Witching Whistling is a common power attributed to the historical Witch, whether it be linked to the calling of spirits or … Continue reading

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Hekate – Hidden Worship

There are so many places I would like to travel should I ever have the time and money. Greece is high on the list, with trips to Athens, Eleusis and Mt Olympus being a must, but there are a number … Continue reading

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Hekate In Ephesus

I am not exactly a seasoned traveller, most of my formative holidays were spent on the east coast of England, with the foreign holidays abroad an exception rather than the rule. I can always wax lyrical about my UK based … Continue reading

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