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What is a bulla in ancient Rome?

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What is a bulla in ancient Rome?

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Throughout history, people have created items meant to give the owner some kind of gift, like protection from evil. Hamsas (which depict the palms of hands) were amulets to ward off the evil eye, while Ghost Shirts were meant to protect the Native American's who practiced the Ghost Dance from bullets and harm.

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A bulla in ancient Rome was a pendant, often with the depiction of a Gorgon (a frightening creature, like Medusa), meant to protect the wearer from...

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