Topic ID #29225 - posted 6/23/2013 5:27 AM

Ancient Egyptian statue has started MOVING sparking fears



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Ancient Egyptian statue has started MOVING sparking fears it has been struck by a 'curse of the Pharaohs'
By Amanda Williams

PUBLISHED: 03:10 EST, 23 June 2013 | UPDATED: 05:46 EST, 23 June 2013

It sounds like the something from the script of a Hollywood action adventure.

But the 'mystery of the moving mummy'  -  which has seen an Egyptian statue mysteriously start to spin round in a display case - has spooked museum bosses.

The 10-inch tall relic, an offering to the Egyptian God Osiris, was found in a mummy's tomb and has been at the Manchester Museum for 80 years.

But in recent weeks, curators have been left scratching their heads after they kept finding it facing the wrong way. They now believe there could be a 'spiritual explanation' for the turning statue.



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