Egyptologist Campbell Price recorded the Neb-Senu statue’s baffling 180-degree movement.
The pharaoh’s curse has struck again.
A millenia-old, 10-inch-tall statuette has Manchester Museum employees stumped after it did a total 180-degree turn without anyone touching it.
Part of the English museum’s collection since 1933, the mystery of the Neb-Senu statute’s diurnal movement has curator Campbell Price scratching his head. After first noticing it in February, the Egyptologist set up a video camera to record the statue.
“I noticed one day that it had turned around,” he told the Manchester Evening News. “I thought it was strange because it is in a case and I am the only one who has a key. 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.”
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