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A Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Sarcophagus Has Been Found And Everyone Wants To Open It

"Live every day like it’s Terrifying Mystery Sarcophagus Opening Day."

Posted on July 18, 2018, at 5:36 p.m. ET

Earlier this month, a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus was found in Alexandria, Egypt, according to the Ministry of State of Antiquities.

Ministry of Antiquities / Facebook

The black granite sarcophagus was buried 16 feet underground, along with an alabaster head of a man. The head was likely formed in the image of the tomb's owner, officials said.

Ministry of Antiquities / Facebook

The sarcophagus has not yet been opened — and no one knows who or what is inside.

Ministry of Antiquities / Facebook

A lot of people are ~dying~ (lol) to open it.

🌪 ┏┓ ┃┃╱╲ in this ┃╱╱╲╲ house ╱╱╭╮╲╲ we ▔▏┗┛▕▔ ╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲ 💀 o҉p҉e҉n҉ ҉t҉h҉e҉ ҉ 💀 S҉A҉R҉C҉O҉P҉H҉A҉G҉U҉S҉ ҉ ╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲ ▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔ 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

open it open it open it *chanting intensifies* OPEN IT OPEN IT OPEN IT

Open the sarcophagus please I’m begging you I need the sweet release of plagues

Though some people are like, um, dude, that's how you bring about the apocalypse...

Isn’t there a film series on why this is probably a bad idea?

| ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄| WE REALLY SHOULDN'T OPEN THE SARCOPHAGUS UNTIL WE'VE COMPLETED ALL THE SIDE QUESTS |___________| (\__/) || (•ㅅ•) || /   づ

And other people are like, HELL YEAH IT IS, BRING IT ON.

2012: oh no Mayan calendar says the world might end and we could all die 2018: PLEASE let the black Egyptian sarcophagus carry a curse that will collectively put us out of our misery

come the fuck through, world-ending curse

I mean, what have we got to lose, right?

Oh no, our timeline could become cursed! (thinks for a second) Cursed-er? (thinks further) Ah fuck it, tear that sucker open, maybe we'll become so cursed that we go all the way back to normal.

@HunterFelt *sarcophagus opens* *evil spirit emerges* MWAHAHAHA FINALLY.. AFTER CENTURIES AT REST, I, SUTEKH, HAVE RETURNED TO UNLEASH CHAOS UNLIKE ANYTHING YOU'VE EVER SE... *looks around* ...did...did another unholy force beat me here? No? YOU guys did this? Wow.. well.. nice job I guess?

Anyway, people are really hype for this sarcophagus.


coming out of my massive, black sarcophagus and i’ve been doing just fine 🎶

I'm pinning all my hopes on the creature in the sarcophagus.

And they have lots of theories about what's inside.

They open the mysterious black sarcophagus and inside it's David Bowie, alive and well. He then sets about repairing the timeline using the occult knowledge he won through trickery in the Underworld

There’s a non-zero chance Prince is in the black sarcophagus and this is all part of a fantastic new album release

Carly Rae Jepsen's new album is hiding inside that sarcophagus

But there's really only one way to find out for sure.

| ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄| OPEN THE SARCOPHAGUS |_____________| (\__/) || (•ㅅ•) || /   づ

Open it!!!!!

Live every day like it’s Terrifying Mystery Sarcophagus Opening Day

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