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Seagull Heart with Pins
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Seagull Heart with Pins Found in 1910 in South Devon

This seagull heart with pins had a very practical use: to ward off evil spells cast by witches! It came with detailed instructions. To deal with a witch, the user had to stop up all the cracks and key holes in the house, then take the heart of the bird and stick pins into it, before roasting it on a fire


image: © Scarborough Museums Trust