Poison Points: Scorpion Bombs!

Scorpion Bomb,© 2015 Liz Vitale

Scorpion Bomb,© 2015 Liz Vitale

Want to keep your enemies at bay? Lob ceramic pots loaded with scorpions at them! That’s what the inhabitants of the fortress city of Hatra(in what is now Iraq) did to hold off the attacking Roman army in the second century!

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