Archaeologists have unearthed a box in Pompeii that contains a wide variety of ornaments made of crystal and bones, some of which could have been used in strange "rituals," according to archaeologists.
The research team discovered an archaeological box, believed to belong to an ancient Roman magician, containing amber stones and a peculiar collection of antiquities, said to have been used in certain rituals.The objects found included crystals, amber stones, amethysts and buttons made of bones. The beetles of the East have amulets, dolls, bells, fists and small skulls.
Experts said the bodies may have been used in fertility rituals or seduction or to look for a good atmosphere for birth or pregnancy, although they emphasize that this is just a theory.
For his part, the director of the site Pompeo Massimo Osana, as reported by "The Sun" that things are likely to belong to a servant or slave more than the owner of the house, as the box did not include the gold that was worn by all the wealthy people of Pompeii, adding that "it could have been Necklaces worn during rituals rather than used to look elegant. "
Pompeii was an ancient Roman city near modern Naples. The 16th day before the November calendars - 17 October.
Archaeologists have been digging for its lost history ever since, to illuminate life before the city's horrific destruction.