Gold can be used to protection against evil. It’s not as well-known as silver.

It’s gold is associated with the sun, goodness, and everything light, divinity and purity.

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Placing gold coins or crosses on a corpse will keep it from rising from the grave.

Images from Google search


This Turkish vampire can look like a regular human or a giant eagle.
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In human form it can drink boiled milk, wine, vodka, and blood.

In its eagle form a thunderstorm follows lt, lightening and hail included. During this strom the Ala swoops down into a vineyard and eats all the grapes off the vine.
Alas cause crops to be ruined

It can be killed by being shoot repeatedly with bullets made of equal parts gold, lead, silver and steel.

The Greeks and Serbians believed the Ala would eat the sun and the moon.
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Images are from Bing search of Harpy Eagale