Ancient statue spins on its own (Video)

WASHINGTON – Call it creepy or call it cool. An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum in England moves on its own.

After everybody at the museum denied moving the 10-inch-tall figurine that dates back to 1800 B.C., the curators used a camera to capture photos over a week to see what was happening, PetaPixel reports.

The time-lapsed video below shows the figurine in the background turning:

Some say the movement is caused by an ancient curse. Others believe the vibrations from visitors walking around the museum cause the movement.

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