An ancient statuette has been filmed on time lapse camera seemingly moving without outside help.
The phenomenon was caught on a camera set up at Manchester Museum after staff kept finding the statuette facing the wrong way. The 25cm-tall artifact was brought to the museum 80 years ago after being discovered in an ancient Egyptian tomb. Some have attributed its peculiar movement to paranormal activity and ancient spirits while others, such as Professor Brian Cox, believe the movement is caused simply by the vibrations of visitors walking past.
"I noticed one day that it had turned around," said Egyptologist Campbell Price. "I put it back but then the next day it had moved again. We set up a time-lapse video and, although the naked eye can't see it, you can clearly see it rotate on the film. The statuette is something that used to go in the tomb along with the mummy."
"An ancient Egyptian statuette that slowly turns without any apparent outside help in a museum in Manchester, England, has locals spookily talking about the curse of the pharoahs."
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