Inside the British Museum’s new exhibition Witches & Wicked Bodies

Mysterious Times

From Shakepeare’s terrifying crones to the Hansel and Gretel sorceress with a taste for cannibalism, witches have long exercised a malevolent hold on the popular imagination.

Now the witch is the subject of a new exhibition at the British Museum which runs until January and charts the journey of the wicked enchantress from the medieval era to the beginning of the 20th century.

read more Inside the British Museum’s new exhibition Witches & Wicked Bodies | Daily Mail Online.

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