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Apotropaic mark


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A blue painted apotropaic mark in Tudor House, Alburgh. Can you trace over the mark? Why else might people write on their beams? Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service.

Find out more in the Witchcraft Resource Pack available on the Norfolk Heritage Explorer website (

22nd Feb 2007

Art and Design, Citizenship, Design and Technology, English, History, ICT, Religious Education, Science

Key Stages:
Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Norfolk, archaeology, heritage, witchcraft, witch, apotropaic, paint, beam, timber frame, ritual, magic, symbol

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