7. The statue of the women of Lemb, brings death to its owners
Nicknamed "The Goddess of Death," The women of LEMB is a statue carved in pure limestone that was discovered in 1878 in LEMB, Cyprus. The theme dates back to 3500 BC, and is believed to represent a goddess, similar to an idol of fertility. The statue was first owned by Lord Elphont, and in the 7 years he had the statue in his possession, the seven members of the Elphont family died from mysterious causes. The same happened to the next two owners, Ivor Manucci and Mr. Thompson-Noel, also died along with their whole family only a few years after having the statue in their homes. The fourth owner, Sir Alan Biverbrook, also died, along with his wife and two of his daughters. Two of Biverbrook's children survived, and although they were not great believers in the occult, they were very afraid of the sudden and strange deaths of four of the family members, they decided to donate the statue to the Royal Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, where It is still today. Shortly after the statue was included in the museum, the head of the section in which the statue lived suddenly died too, although no one in the museum will admit that the statue can have supernatural properties.
5. The haunted wedding dress
In 1849, a girl from a wealthy family named Anna Baker fell in love with a lower-class iron worker; Anna's father, Ellis Baker, refused to marry his beloved, banishing the young man from his hometown of Altoona, Pennsylvania and condemning his daughter to a single life. Anna was so angry at her father that she never fell in love and married until her death; The girl had chosen a beautiful wedding dress before her boyfriend was banished, as the wedding never was, another rich woman, Elizabeth Dysart, wore the dress instead, then went through several hands of aristocrats before returning to the mansion Baker that became a museum. The dress is in a glass box in Anna's old room and visitors claim to have seen that the dress moves on its own, especially during full moons; The ups and downs are the same as those of a bride who is trying on the outfit to see if it suits her; Researchers have done everything possible to say that it is only the wind, but those who know the history affirm that it is Anna, who dances with this dress from the past.
10. The chairs that push people and make them sick
Newport, in Rhode Island, is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It was established in 1690, and at the beginning of the 20th century the port city had become a summer destination for some of the richest families in America. The Newport mansions are legendary, as are the many ghost stories that accompany the buildings in that area. Belcourt Castle was founded by Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont, a person of rich American high society who was dedicated to politics, he did it in 1894. There are many documented appearances inside this luxury house, but perhaps the most famous haunted objects in The castle is two chairs, which apparently have spirits attached to them. Visitors sitting in chairs say they immediately feel cold, nauseous, and uncomfortable. They feel like they are made up of static electricity when they stay near the chairs, and many people have claimed that they have felt as if they were sitting on a person when they try to sit on the chairs. Several visitors have been expelled from the chairs by an invisible force.
8. Painting of '' The Distressed Man ''
This painting remained in the attic of Sean Robinson's grandmother for twenty-five years before he inherited it from her. She had always told Robinson that the painting was evil, explains how the artist who created it had used her own blood mixed with the paint, and had committed suicide shortly after finishing it. She said she heard voices and cries when the picture is shown, and saw the dark figure of a man in her house, so she locked herself in the attic. As soon as Robinson inherited the painting, put it in his house, he and his family began to experience the same kind of creepy phenomenon. His son fell down the stairs, his wife felt something stroking her hair, and saw the shadow man crying. Robinson put a camera overnight to try to capture some of the strange events. Robinson's YouTube videos show slamming doors, rising smoke, paint falling from a wall for no reason. Frightened, Robinson soon put the paint in the basement of his house, but he is not interested in selling it.
1. Dybbuk box
The legend about the box dates back to the end of World War II when its original owner, a Polish holocaust survivor, fled to Spain and then to the US The survivor died in 2001 and a furniture restorer bought the box at a auction. The survivor's granddaughter told the buyer that the box had been in her grandmother's sewing room and was never opened since a dybbuk - an evil spirit according to Jewish folklore - lived inside. The furniture restorer offered to return the box to the granddaughter, who suffered a nervous breakdown and refused to accept it. When he opened the box, the buyer found that it contained two pennies from 1920, a lock of blond hair, a curl of brown hair and a small figure that had the Hebrew word "Shalom" engraved. Several of the owners of the box have reported a strange phenomenon that surrounds it. Iosif Neitzke, the last person to finish off the box on eBay, argued that the box was the cause of the appearance of lights and fires in his house and that his hair fell out. The furniture restorer was responsible for causing his mother a heart attack and his business faltering. All the owners of the box have commented on an odor of ammonia that comes from the box and nightmares that involve a horrible old woman next to the box. Currently the box belongs to Jason Haxton, a curator of the Missouri museum. Unlike previous owners, Haxton does not believe in the history of the box.
4. The mirror of Myrtles Plantation
Myrtles Plantation is one of the most haunted houses in the United States and the world; It is in a plantation that dates back to 1796 and was built on an indigenous cemetery. It is said that at least ten murders and paranormal events occurred almost daily. But what is most talked about is a mirror that arrived at the house in 1980; the guests of the estate have reported figures coming out of the mirror, as well as children's handprints imprinted sometimes on the glass. Legend has it that the mirror contains the spirit of Sara Woodruff and her children; they were poisoned and although custom dictates that mirrors must be covered after death to prevent the spirits from being trapped, this mirror was not covered, so the belief is that souls are still "living" there.
3. Ebay's painting that causes vomiting, hysteria and nausea
The Hands Resist Him, also known as eBay's haunted painting, is a painting created by American painter Bill Stoneham in 1972. It depicts a young man next to a doll, standing in front of a glass paneled door against which Many hands are pressed. According to the artist, the child is based on a 5-year-old photograph of himself, and the interpretation is that the door represents the dividing line between the waking world and the world of dreams and possibilities. The doll is a kind of guide that accompanies the child through it. The hands represent the different life possibilities of the child. This disturbing painting became the object of an urban legend in February 2000, when it was put up for sale through an eBay auction, and its terrifying story was made public. The painting was shown in a gallery in Louisiana during the 1970s, at which time it was reviewed by the art critic of the "Los Angeles Times." It was during that same exhibition, bought by actor John Marley, remembered for his role as Jack Woltz, in "The Godfather." At some point after Marley's death, the painting was acquired by a young man from California, after being found in an abandoned brewery. The painting appeared on eBay in February 2000, and according to the seller, the same who found it a few years earlier, it bears some kind of curse: In his description of the picture for eBay, it was alleged that the characters in the painting During the night, they leave the painting and enter the room or room where the painting is located. In the sale announcement, a series of photos of the painting "... changing the shape during the night" were also placed, which were said to have been captured by a webcam. To increase the image of "cursed object" of the painting, the seller included a disclaimer, which exempted the seller from any responsibility, if the painting was acquired. The news about the painting and its curse spread rapidly through Internet users. Soon, some people claimed that, simply by seeing the picture of the painting, they began to feel bad or have unpleasant experiences. Others said they felt an inexplicable dread when they saw her, some of whom talked about strange reactions to seeing the images such as acquiring violent and inexplicable diseases or suffering spontaneous fainting, children screaming when they saw the painting and the observers who assured that after seeing the painting , they felt possessed by an "invisible entity." "A new Epson printer went crazy and ate and mutilated page after page without stopping, when a visitor tried to make copies of the image of the painting." Undoubtedly, the latter was the most shocking comment. The announcement on the auction page was seen more than 30,000 times in less than 30 days. After an initial offer of US $ 199, the painting finally received 30 offers and sold for US $ 1,025. The Perception art gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan, contacted Bill Stoneham, surprised by all the strange stories and interpretation of the images that internet users reported, and the unusual story of his eBay auction, becoming his new owner: Shortly thereafter, the legend of the cursed painting was increased, first when the new owner informed about an exorcist who went to see the painting, and claimed to have felt “A voice along with a jet of hot air,… like being standing in front of the oven door ”. The second was when Stoneham subsequently declared that both the owner of the gallery, and the art critic who initially reviewed it, died within a year of coming into contact with her.
6. Robert, the devilish doll
In 1896, this spooky doll belonged to a boy named Robert Eugene Otto in Key West, Florida. It had been given to him by a servant who practiced black magic and who did not like the child's family. The boy adored his doll, and often talked to him long and hard. The servants who saw the child began to worry, and swore they could hear a ghostly voice talking to the boy. The neighbors also said they saw the doll moving from one window to another in Otto's house when no one was home. Soon, the doll began to cause damage, it broke everything but always the child was the one everyone blamed. Robert inherited the house and died in 1972, so the house was bought by another family. A girl who had just moved into the house found the doll in the attic and instantly felt fear. She said the doll was alive and wanted to kill her. The doll finally ended up in an art gallery and historical museum in Key West, where it remains to this day. Oddly enough, museum visitors should ask permission to take a picture of the doll. If they don't, the legend says that the doll will curse you. The museum displays the letters of "damn" individuals who have written to the doll, apologizing for not asking permission to take their picture, and asking to be released from their spell.
9. The chair that causes death to those who sit in it
In 1702, a convicted murderer named Thomas Busby was about to be hanged for his crimes. His last wish was to have his last meal served at his favorite pub in Thirsk, England. He finished eating, got up and said: "Let sudden death come to anyone who dares to sit in this chair." During World War II, pilots from a nearby base frequented the pub, and locals realized that the soldiers sitting in the chair never returned from the war. In 1967, two Royal Air Force pilots who were sitting in the chair crashed their van against a tree just after they left the pub. In 1970, a bricklayer tried his luck in the chair, he died that afternoon after falling into a hole in his workplace. A year after that, a roofer who was sitting in the chair, died after the roof where he was working collapsed. A cleaning lady in the pub stumbled and fell into the chair, shortly after she died of a brain tumor. Finally, the owner of a bar moved the chair to the basement. Unfortunately, even in the storage of the chair another victim was charged. After a delivery man took a short break during the unloading of packages in the warehouse, he died in a car accident the same day. Finally, the owner of a bar donated the chair to the local museum in 1972. The museum shows the chair five meters in the air so that no one can sit in it by mistake. Fortunately, nobody has sat in the chair since then.
2. Annabelle, the possessed doll
The movie The spell has created terror among all who attend to see it, and one of the biggest unknowns in this real story is what the true appearance and the true story of the gloomy Anabelle doll was. Here we tell you the true story of this devilish doll that exists, and is in a museum. The toy belonged to a traditional line of children's products known as Raggedy Ann, famous among the girls of that time. The character had been created by Johnny Gruelle in 1920 and stood out in a successful literary saga. From 1935 he excelled as one of the best-selling children's products in the United States and even came to have his own animated shorts by the legendary Fleischer Studios, responsible for the first drawings of Superman and Popeye. By 1970 this kind of dolls had not lost their validity and continued to generate attraction in girls and toy collectors. Donna was a nursing student who lived in a house with Angie, a friend who was in the same university career; when he turned 20, his mother gave him a doll that was the real size of the body of a two-year-old boy; however, the gift Donna had received turned out to be very different. Donna used to decorate her bed with her doll and began to notice that when she returned from the university the toy was not in the position where she had left it. The situation became worrying when the young women entered the house one day and met little Ann kneeling in front of the entrance door. Now the doll moved alone through the rooms. Lou was Donna's boyfriend and since he saw the toy for the first time he felt a huge rejection of the gift they had given the girl. There was something sinister about that innocent-looking doll that I couldn't explain. The subject became more serious when the girls began to find messages in the house written with the letter of a boy on parchment papers. The messages were always the same: "Help" and "Help Lou." The first reaction was the fear that someone was entering the property to make such heavy jokes, Donna and Angie decided to take precautions for fear that it was some criminal and it was in those days when the situation worsened; One night, upon entering her room, Donna found the doll on her bed with her hands stained by a liquid that appeared to be blood. The situation had scared the young women and they decided to go to a medium that was in charge of checking the doll, so they learned that the spirit of a seven-year-old girl named Annabelle Higgins, who had been killed in the area, inhabited the toy where the house was and that many years ago it had been a field where she used to play. div> Annabelle's spirit told the medium that she felt comfortable in the presence of Donna and Angie and asked them to accept her so she could be loved and cared for by them. Moved by the history, the nursing students then accepted the spirit in their lives and began calling her Annabelle. For Lou, his girlfriend's decision seemed complete madness and he repeatedly advised him to get rid of the doll, and soon after Annabelle's story was revealed, the boy began to have recurring nightmares with the toy. Lou had decided to end once and for all with the doll but Annabelle acted first. One day, while the young people were preparing the details of a trip they were going to make, noises were heard in the house as if some intruder had broken into the place by force, the noises came from Donna's room, Lou entered the room and discovered that everything was in order except for a detail. Annabelle was not in bed, but was sitting in a corner of the room. The moment the boy approached the wrist, he felt a strange presence on his back as if someone were behind him. Father Egan was a respected priest of the Connecticut community and when he heard the story that the nursing students told him he knew that it was a paranormal situation. As he did not want to draw false conclusions, he discussed the facts with Father Cooke, who had an elevated position within the church and knew two experts in demonology who were going to know how to deal with the case and discover if it was really the presence of a spirit. In the girls house. Ed and Lorraine Warren were a couple who had great experience in the subject and had founded in 1952 The Psychological Research Society of New England in addition to opening the famous Museum of Occultism in Connecticut that would be Annabelle's final destination.