The infamous Voodoo doll is not really Voodoo but instead was very commonly used by Romans and also Egyptians.
Defixiones or curses, using lead tablets, dolls etc to have revenge against enemies etc
The “Lex Cornelia de sicariis et veneficiis” was a law promulgated in the year 81 b.C. by the Roman Dictator Lucius Cornelius Silla to condamn to deportation and confiscation of all properties all those “pigmentarii” that were selling plants and items connected to dangerous and baneful witchcraft.
Nonetheless it didn’t stop…on the contrary…

About Manuel Congo

A renowned Palero, Babalawo, Ajarn and Hougan, Manuel Congo lives in rural Italy, where he spends most of his free time touring on his custom Harley Davidson. An avid ethnographer and noted expert on Italian witchcraft, Manuel has spent decades working for elite clients around the world, conducting investigations in locales as far-flung as Togo and Thailand. He enjoys rainy days, BBQ and blondes.

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