There are many creepy stories associated with the British Museum, but in this episode, Matt focuses on two – one involving a fake artifact and the other involving a rather weird interpretation of a real artifact with a heaping helping of 19th century colonialist exoticism. Both are interesting in what they tell us about the people who first began circulating the stories.
This episode was written by Matthew Armstrong with music by Matthew Armstrong and production assistance from Kaylia Metcalfe.
Cover photo is the Ghosthropologist at the British Museum (2010)
The transcript for this episode can be found here.
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Show Notes and Sources
The British Museum – https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/E_Am1898-1
Mysterious Britain and Ireland: https://www.mysteriousbritain.co.uk/hauntings/british-museum-underground-railway-station/
Unexplained Mysteries: https://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/column.php?id=135129