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The Curse of the Mummy - Must read

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posted on Jul, 14 2005 @ 07:15 AM
Hi there ATSers!

Got another awesome story. I have read and done alot of research about this story. But what I did not know that the ship that sinked was the TITANIC.

Check this out and let me know what you think. Fantastic story. Going to dig deeper into this story.

The Curse of the Mummy:

Of all tales and legends of the supernatural and paranormal,
this story is arguably the most documented, the most chilling, and one of
the most difficult to explain. As the legend is told, Some 1500 years
before Christ, there lived an egyptian princess known only as The Princess
of Amen-Ra. When the princess past on, she was placed in an ornate gold
coffin and buried deep in a vault at Luxor. Luxor was a city on the banks
of the Nile.

The Princess of Amen-Ra laid in her tomb, undisturbed, for
over 3000 years. That all changed in 1898, when she was unearthed during
and excavation of Luxor. During the excavations, 4 rich young Englishmen
were invited to visit the dig. While there, one of the excavators offered
the 4 men the oppertunity to buy a gold coffin containing the mummified
remains of The Princess of Amen-Ra.

The four men drew lots to decide who would get the priceless
piece. The man who won had to pay several thousand pounds for the ornate
coffin. He had the coffin shipped directly to his hotel room, where he
could examine it more closly. Later that night, the man was seen walking
out toward the desert. The man never returned to the hotel, and was never
seen again.

The next day, one of the remaining three men claimed ownership
of the coffin. He was shot accidenally,later that day, by an Egyptian
police officer. His arm was so severly wounded, that a local Egyptian
doctor had to amputate it. The mummy and coffin where then given to the
third man in the group. The third man in the foursome found on his return
home that the bank holding his entire life savings had gone bankrupt. He
committed suicide that same day. The fourth and last man in the group
suffered a severe illness soon after taking possesion of the mummy. Because
of the illness, he lost his job, and was reduced to selling matches and
apples on street corners.

Soon after the misfortune of the 4 englishmen, a London
buisnessman bought the mummy and coffin from an undisclosed dealer. Soon
after purchusing the infamous mummy, his wife and 2 of his children were
killed in a road accident. Along with that, his house was damaged by a
fire. The buisness man decided to get rid of the mummy, and donated it to a
British Museum.

The coffin and mummy arrived to the museum on a truck three
days after being donated. As the coffin was being unloaded, the truck
rolled back and crushed a passerby. After getting the coffin off the truck,
it was brought up stairs by two workers. One of the workers fell, later on,
and broke his leg. The other workers fate was far worse. Seemingly in
perfect health, he died 2 days later of unknown causes.

Once the Princess of Amen-Ra and her gold coffin were placed in
the Egyptian room, all kinds of strange things started happening. The
museum's 3rd shift security guards frequently heard frantic hammering and
sobbing coming from inside the coffin. Other exhibits in the room would fly
off their shelves, and some pieces would disappear, only to be found in
other rooms in the museum. One time, a security guard on the night shift
made an obsene gesture to the coffin. His partner found him in the room two
hours later. He was dead. The security gaurd that found him quit soon
after. No one ever wanted to go near the coffin. The cleaning crew wouldn't
go anywhere near it. Only once did a cleaner go next to the coffin. Two
days later, his son died of the measles.

Finally, after only a month of being displayed, the owners of
the museum had the coffin put in the basement. Figuring that the Princess
of Amen-Ra could do no harm down there. They were quite mistaken. Within
one week of the move. One of the helpers went seriously ill, and died. Soon
after that, the supervisor of the move fas found dead in his office.

By the time the supervisor was found, word had leaked out to
the media about the mummy. An asspiring journalist was granted permission
to photograph the gold coffin. After taking a few pictures of the coffin,
he went home and developed them. When they were developed, the journalist
made an astonishing discovery. The paiting on the top of the coffin was
that of a horriying, disfigured human face. After seeing this grotesque

picture, he went into his bedroom, took out a gun, and shot himself.
Soon after the journalist committed suicide, the museum sold
the mummy and coffin to a private collector. During the short time it was
on display in his house, many people that came into the house either got
very ill, or was found dead for no exact reason. The owner eventually
banished it to the attic, after no one wanted to take it off his hands.

A well known authority on the occult, Madame Helena Blavatsky,
was invited to visit the premises. Upon entering the house, she suddenly
felt a dark energy swirling about the home. Determined to find the source,
Madame Helena started to search the whole house. She was immedialty drwawn
to the attic. Upon entering the attic, she had no trouble finding the
source of the problem. The owner, who was now frantic because he brough
this casket ito his own home, asked Madame Helena if she could exorcise the
evil energy. "There is no way possible to exorcise evil. Evil remains evil
forever. What was never good, can never be good." said Madame Helena. " I
implore you to get rid of this ghastly monstrosity as soon as you can."

Frantic to get rid of the casket and mummy, the gentleman
contacted every museum in the area. But no one would even consider taking
the cursed piece. The fact that over 20 people had met with misfortune,
disaster, illness, and/or death from either owning or handling the casket.
And all those misfortunes happened in barely a ten year span, was now very
well known.

After months of searching for someone to take the mummy, the
gentleman was contacted by an American archaeologist. He wanted to buy the
princess and her casket, saying that the misfortunes that surounded it was
nothing more than quirks of circumstance. The American paid a handsome
price for the mummy and arranged for its removal from England to New York.
In April of 1912, the new owner of the princess and her casket, escorted
his treasure aboard a cruise liner set to sail for America. This brand new
White Star Liner was about to make its maiden voyage to New York.

On the night of April 14, 1912, amid scenes of unprecedented
horror, the Princess of Amen-Ra accompanied about 1,500 other passengers of
that new White Star Liner to their deaths at the bottom of the Atlantic
Ocean. The name of the ship was of course, the H.M.S. TITANIC.

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posted on Jul, 14 2005 @ 09:39 AM
This story is quite provacative. If this queen Amen-Ra was responsible for the sinking of the Titanic, then divers would have surely found the sarcouphagus by now.

posted on Jul, 14 2005 @ 11:01 PM

What an amazing story and just fancy it being true.
Why does hollywood waist so much money on The Mummy Returns, when you can Have The Curse of The Mummy? I know they've stolen the title but not the script of the legend.

I don't think its going to remain on this site for long because its not the sort of thing you reply to much.
Shame really because i really enjoyed reading it.

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 01:43 AM
It's for the good of humanity that it stays away from contact with any person or thing. Surely people will start to pass it around internationally, leaving behind a line of destruction and death.

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 01:59 AM
Is this real? I've always thought that if there was a curse of a Mummy, it would've just been because of some sort of chemicals or powder that was in the coffin when they open it, so that it gets in their lungs and kills them.

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 02:08 AM
Thats a pretty interesting story. Personally I doubt it's true but thats very interesting, especially if the coffin does exist. Sure reminds me of Final Destination, it would make a good movie.

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 02:30 AM

Originally posted by Nventual
Is this real? I've always thought that if there was a curse of a Mummy, it would've just been because of some sort of chemicals or powder that was in the coffin when they open it, so that it gets in their lungs and kills them.

It's a possibility that the coffin had traces of some sort of neurotoxin causing these individuals to reach psycosis or die from "natural" causes.

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 06:36 AM
I beleive there are just some things we cannot understand. maybe there is a curse maybe there is not. i have heard this story before and one involving a car ( i cant remember what it is called but it belonged to a famous person i will go look it up) that has also claimed the lives of many people who have handled it.

maybe there are forces at work we just cannot understand.

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 06:46 AM

Originally posted by Majestic12
It's a possibility that the coffin had traces of some sort of neurotoxin causing these individuals to reach psycosis or die from "natural" causes.

It's also possible that it's a piece of fantasy borrowing from the curse of King Tut tales and playing on our natural desire to believe in the supernatural.

A good hint would be that it lists over twenty deaths and not a single verifiable name, date or place is mentioned.

And of course it's on a website for Urban Legends...

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 08:37 AM
Seeing the world from a Biblical point of view, I say reincarnation, ghosts and poltigiests activities comes from demonic activity that was produced from the offspring of giants and nephelin in Genesis 6 and other fallen angel activity. Its not suprising the Egyptians had spiritual knowledge, it was past down from Babylon and before that in Noah's day.

So if these things happened then the origins of these curses have a long spiritual history, and these spirits may want to distort the truth of their origin, a bit like how they pretend to be a loved one from the otherside when in fact the ressurection has not even happened. Hope this interpretation is interesting but one does not have to agree but hope its a valid input.

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 02:42 PM
From what I hear, there is a similar curse involving King Tut. People who touch his mask die from unkown causes a short time later. Interesting story.

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 06:08 PM
But Acek, I'd think that that would be because of some form of power of chemical in the coffin when they open it, which is why everyone involved with the finding died from "unknown causes". Maybe anthrax? Did they have that back then?

posted on Jul, 15 2005 @ 10:06 PM
Oh, whatever. I suppose thats the problem with the mask but I never did any research on the it.

posted on Jul, 16 2005 @ 02:44 AM
Wow, this is a pretty interesting story. I would love to see some conformation on this. *Wonders what would happen if it was recovered from the wreckage of the Titanic.*

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