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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.
It is believed that there is a curse of the pharaohs which strikes anyone who dares to take relics from a pyramid tomb.
Experts decided to monitor the
It is believed that there is a curse of the pharaohs which strikes anyone who dares to take relics from a pyramid tomb
Originally posted by nake13
reply to post by Signals
A high ferrous content in the statue, causing it to swing toward magnetic North?, Assuming that the direction to which it moves is North of course.
Originally posted by DISRAELI
PS "Campbell is urging members of the public to come along and see for themselves".
Playing up the "spiritual" angle attracts curious visitors to the museum. The object of the exercise?