scaphism


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scaphism

a punishment in old Persia, in which criminals were imprisoned in a log or hollow tree. The head, arms, and legs of a victim were left exposed and smeared with honey to attract insects.
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What about bringing back stoning, pillorying and stocks, scaphism, tying to a stake to be devoured by lions or dogs, hang drawing and quartering, strappado, racks, pit and pendulum, hand crushing (popular with the Gestapo), and many more heinious ways to kill or torture people.
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