For a Witch Cannot Cross Such a Threshold!

For a Witch Cannot Cross Such a Threshold!

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Hukantaival, Sonja
For a Witch Cannot Cross Such a Threshold!. Building Concealment Traditions in Finland c. 1200–1950
Suomen keskiajan arkeologian seura - Sällskapet för medeltidsarkeologi i Finland
Archaeologia Medii Aevi Finlandiae XXIII
Vaasa 2016, 396 pp.

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Why people in the past hide animal bones and other objects in the structures of their buildings? For a Witch Cannot Cross Such a Threshold! discusses building concealment practices and the worldview where they were meaningful in the light of archaeological finds and folklore accounts. Moreover, the book introduces a means for studying historical folk religion as part of the archaeology of religion.

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ISBN 978-952-67329-8-5
ISSN 1236-5882