What did the vikings use for divination? Runes for Divination
This image shows one of several runic necklaces in the ‘Runestones – Ancient Stones of Prophecy’. it is popularly believed that the Vikings used runes for divination.
What is bone divination called? Scapulimancy (also spelled scapulomancy and scapulamancy, also termed omoplatoscopy or speal bone reading) is the practice of divination by use of scapulae or speal bones (shoulder blades).
Are oracle bones still used today?
Chinese oracle bone.
|Full title:||Oracle bone from the Couling-Chalfant collection|
|Usage terms||Public Domain|
|Held by||British Library|
What do oracle bones tell us? Since the identification of oracle bones in the late 1800s, researchers have attempted to decipher their inscriptions. The carvings can reveal much about life in China during the Shang dynasty over 3000 years ago. They record important events, and offer glimpses of the lives and beliefs of the elite members of society.