The world generally is a freaky place. The world of museum curators, nonetheless, is seemingly downright terrifying.
That a lot was made clear Friday when whoever had management of the Yorkshire Museum’s Twitter account kicked off a creepy-curator problem. The UK museum claims to house “a few of Britain’s most interesting archaeological treasures,” however this #CURATORBATTLE referred to as for one thing else.
“Today’s theme, chosen by you, is #CreepiestObject,” wrote the museum’s hashtag-happy social media particular person. “We’re kicking issues off with this third/4th century hair bun from the burial of a #Roman woman, nonetheless with the jet pins in place… CAN YOU BEAT IT?”
We each delight and remorse, expensive reader, to tell you that sure somebody most undoubtedly beat it. In truth, many someones did.
Take, for instance, this severed leg with its personal legs.
Not freaky sufficient? How about this haunted kids’s toy that “MOVES ON ITS OWN”?
Bringin’ our A-game for this #CURATORBATTLE! What is it? Just a CURSED CHILDREN’S TOY that we discovered contained in the partitions of a 155-year-old mansion. We name it “Wheelie” – and it MOVES ON ITS OWN: Staff put it in a single place and discover it in one other spot in a while…. #Creepiestobject pic.twitter.com/FQzMzacr8a
— PEI Museum (@PEIMuseum) April 17, 2020
OK, however wait. Because this screaming mermaid is unquestionably coming to your desires.
Oh yeah, and this demon bear consuming — idk perhaps the souls of all who wronged it? — is fairly off-putting as properly.
At the second, we’re feeling a bit just like the beneath “sheep”: trapped in a field and questioning what the hell is occurring.
Let’s take a better look.
But hey, at the very least we’ll at all times have the corporate of kids.
Huh. Never thoughts.