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Curse tablets in Roman Britain — Notes from the U.K.

Britain enthusiastically adopted the Roman tradition of writing curses on lead (or sometimes pewter) tablets. Maybe that tells us something about the British character. Maybe it doesn’t. Either way, because lead doesn’t rust, they left us a record of daily life, or of one odd corner of it anyway, that we can snoop around in. […]

Curse tablets in Roman Britain — Notes from the U.K.

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