As many of us know, king Tut's tomb is made famous not only by the array of treasures, hieroglyphs and the mummy itself but also of the curse that is said to have been placed on whoever dared entered the place. By some luck, i have found some old British news papers and some books from the local library containing details about these said curses...read them, and please share what you guys think.
On the tomb entrance:
"They who enter this sacred tomb shall swift be visited by wings of death."
On a statue of Anubis:
"It is I who hinder the sand from choking the secret chamber. I am for the protection of the deceased and I will kill all those who cross this threshold into the sacred precincts of the Royal King who lives forever."
Note that these were very rough translations and may not have been the actual curses themselves. Also, some contradictions in general Egyptian practices arises.
1. Egyptians typically do not write curses in their tombs and instead wrote a lot of spells that would supposedly help the dead go into wherever they were supposed to go.
2. The Hieroglyphs themselves were in bad condition as shown by the one found on the statue of anubis whose second part was only added as a logical continuation if you will.
So, what do you think?