Curses
A curse (also called a jinx, hex or execration) is any expressed wish that some form of adversity or misfortune will befall or attach to some other entity—one or more persons, a place, or an object. I...
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King Tut's dagger blade was made from a meteorite
King Tut's dagger blade was made from a meteorite.
King Tutankhamun Owned An Ancient 'Cosmic Dagger' That Came From Outer Space
The Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun was buried alongside a dagger made from the metal of a meteorite, archaeologists have revealed.
King Tut's dagger has an out-of-this-world origin
Researchers tease out the secrets of an iron dagger blade found wrapped up with Tutankhamun in the ancient boy king's sarcophagus.
8 Most Terrifying Cursed Objects in The World
Why anyone would keep a cursed object is beyond me, but here are 8 terrifying cursed objects that have either killed or brought misery to people and they STI...
Spanish Leak Reveals Hidden Chamber In Tutankhamun Tomb Is Full Of Treasures
The Tourism Minister of Egypt Hisham Zaazou may have slipped up during a recent visit to Spain when he revealed startling information about the investigations into a hidden chamber in Tutankhamun
Tutankhamun: Egypt Museum Staff Face Trial Over Botched Beard Job
Egyptian prosecutors are reported to have referred eight museum employees for trial over a botched reattachment of the beard on the burial mask of the pharaoh, Tutankhamun. It comes a year after offic...
Radar Scans In King Tut’s Tomb Suggest Hidden Chambers
After two nights of tests in the Valley of the Kings, new evidence reinforces the theory that undiscovered rooms may lie behind the painted walls. The results, announced Saturday morning at a news con...
1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color
In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Carter had built a reputation for sc...
Infrared Scans Show Possible Hidden Chamber In King Tut’s Tomb
A survey of the tomb was conducted using infrared thermography, which measures temperature distributions on a surface. According to Mamdouh el-Damaty, the Minister of Antiquities, “the preliminary ana...
1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color
The greatest "unboxing" of the twentieth century. In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt’s Valley ...
Long-Lost 'Secret Rooms' May Have Been Found In King Tut's Tomb
King Tut's tomb may be hiding a huge secret. Egyptian officials said on Monday there's evidence of two hidden chambers behind the tomb's famous painted walls -- and one expert believes those secret r...
Has Queen Nefertiti Been Found Behind Tutankhamun's Tomb?
Dr Nicholas Reeves, an English archaeologist at the University of Arizona, says he made the discovery after analysing high-resolution radar scans of the walls of Tutankhamun's grave. Almost 100 years ...
Ten Historical Curses
Human history is full of various curses – dating back to before biblical times. Curses are usually attributed to simple bad luck, but many doubt it.
Solved: The mystery of King Tutankhamun's death
It has taken thousands of years, but a combination of 21st-century forensic science and luck has finally revealed what happened to Tutankhamun – the world's most famous pharaoh.
Tutankhamun
The man who uncovered the greatest find of the century suffered a strange fate amidst unlikely events.
Curse tablet
A curse tablet or binding spell (Latin: tabella defixionis, defixio; Greek: κατάδεσμος katadesmos) is a type of curse found throughout the Greco-Roman world, in which someone would ask the god...
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Sports-related curses
A sports-related curse is a superstitious belief in the effective action of some power or evil, that is used to explain the failures or misfortunes of specific sports teams, players, or even cities. T...
Another (novel)
Another (アナザー, Anazā) is a Japanese mystery horror novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, published on October 29, 2009 by Kadokawa Shoten. The story focuses on a boy named Kōichi Sakakibara who, upon tran...
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Superman curse
The Superman curse refers to a series of supposedly related coincidences that is based on a series of misfortunes that have plagued creative people involved in adaptations of Superman in various media...
Flying Dutchman
The Flying Dutchman is a legendary ghost ship that can never make port and is doomed to sail the oceans forever. The myth is likely to have originated from 17th-century nautical folklore. The oldest e...
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Chicago Cubs futility theories
The Curse of the Billy Goat is a sports-related curse that was supposedly placed on the Chicago Cubs in 1945 when Billy Goat Tavern owner Billy Sianis was asked to leave a World Series game against th...
Siren: Blood Curse
Siren: Blood Curse, known in Japan as SIREN:New Translation (サイレン:ニュー トランスレーション, Sairen:Nyū Toransurēshon), is a survival horror video game and the third installment in the Siren video game se...
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Carlisle Cathedral
The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, otherwise called Carlisle Cathedral, is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Carlisle. It is located in Carlisle, in Cumbria, North West England. ...
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Curse of Tippecanoe
The name Curse of Tippecanoe (also known as Tecumseh's Curse, the Presidential Curse, Zero-Year Curse, the Twenty-Year Curse, or the Twenty-Year Presidential Jinx) is used to describe the regular deat...
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Merchandise Mart
The Merchandise Mart (or the Merch Mart, or the Mart) is a commercial building located in the Near North Side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. When it opened in 1930, it was the largest building i...
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