Museum curators show off their creepiest stuff, and we’re shuddering


The world can be a freaky place. The world of museum curators, however, is apparently downright terrifying.

That much was made clear Friday when whoever had control of the Yorkshire Museum’s Twitter account kicked off a creepy-curator challenge. The UK museum claims to house “some of Britain’s finest archaeological treasures,” but this #CURATORBATTLE called for something else.

“Today’s theme, chosen by you, is #CreepiestObject,” wrote the museum’s hashtag-happy social media person. “We’re kicking things off with this 3rd/4th century hair bun from the burial of a #Roman lady, still with the jet pins in place… CAN YOU BEAT IT?”  Read more…


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