Monday, September 16, 2013

Medicinal And Magical Antelope Horns

The antelope's horn is prized for medicinal and magical powers in many places.

Picture from The Wildlife of India

In Eastern practices, the horn of a male antelope is hunted and ground up to serve as an aphrodisiac.  In the Congo, the horn is thought to confine spirits.  And in Christianity, the two horns are believed to to serve as a symbol of the Old Testament and New Testament.  

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