ByJancy Richardson, writer at Creators.co
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Jancy Richardson

The Pyramid has been scaring audiences silly with its frightening blend accursed ancient fact and fiction, but people don't always know the truth behind the spooky events...

In 1922, Howard Carter discovered the Tomb of Tutankhamun

King Tut's headpiece, the greatest find of them all
King Tut's headpiece, the greatest find of them all

It was the archaeological find of the century - incredible artifacts and items of great historical significance were uncovered - but soon after the expedition, mysterious and terrible things began to happen.

This is known as the Curse of the Pharoahs

Carvarvon died... as a result of the curse?
Carvarvon died... as a result of the curse?

Many people involved in the trip became sick and died, including Lord Carnarvon, the man who funded the Egyptian dig. Rumor has it that the infected mosquito bite on his cheek mirrored a mark found on the face of the excavated corpse of King Tutankhamun.

The Curse lives in infamy

Hammer's take on the mysteries of the Pyramids...
Hammer's take on the mysteries of the Pyramids...

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, famous for the Sherlock Holmes novels, believed in the curse, helping to popularize the idea of the mysterious and lethal power of the Pyramids. This idea is seen in books, games and movies from the 1964 The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb to 2014's The Pyramid.

Check out the trailer for the movie - if you haven't already seen it!...

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