As any archaeologist will appreciate, the Halloween we know today is the result of a cultural melting pot of ideas accumulated over thousands of years. But given modern culture's focus on the supernatural, and often terrifying, aspects of the tradition we thought you might appreciate a little guidance on the ways our ancestors have avoided the attentions of what they perceived were very real supernatural threats. The articles below have all been taken from past issues of British Archaeology. We hope you enjoy them and have a very happy Halloween.
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