'God of Dead' Creeps Out Denver Airport Travelers

It's 'bad voodoo,' says one bugged traveler
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Suggested by outofsorts
Posted Jun 3, 2010 2:03 PM CDT
'God of Dead' Creeps Out Denver Airport Travelers
At five tons and 25 feet, Anubis makes an imposing guide and protector for the exhibit of ancient treasures, as the Atlanta Civic Center prepares for the U.S. premiere of the new "Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs" exhibition, which opens on November 15.The exhibit is sponsored by...   (AP Photo/ Michael C. Carlos Museum,Erik S. Lesser)

A 7-ton statue of Anubis, the Egyptian god of the dead, has been making the rounds, promoting a traveling King Tut exhibit that's already been to London, New York, and Dallas. But its latest stop, outside the main terminal of the Denver International Airport, isn't going over so well, reports KDVR. "If it's the god of death, I wouldn't exactly be putting it in front of the airport," said one passenger. "Bad voodoo," declared another.
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