The Museum of Hoaxes
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Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Giant Italian Skeleton
The photos show a giant skeleton lying on display in a town square, recalling that photo of a giant skeleton supposedly unearthed in Saudi Arabia that circulated around a few years ago. (It was actually an image from a Worth1000 photoshop contest.)

In this case, the giant skeleton is not a product of photoshop. It's a real skeleton, in the sense that it's something that one can really go and see. However, it's not real in the sense of being an actual archeological artifact. It's a piece of art created by the Late Gino De Dominicis. It's titled "COSMIC MAGNET." It's currently on display in Milan, and then will tour throughout Europe.

The Google translation of a blurb about the piece says:
The body of Cosmic Calamita, marking the possible connections between microcosm and the macrocosmos, evokes inaccessible spaces to the progress and the technology, reaching to the myth and the night of the times. Landed on our planet in disowned circumstances, this colossal Moby Dick projects the spectators ammutoliti on the mystery of elsewhere beyond the land space and a time of the history becoming some the terrifying one to cerimoniere.
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Categories: Art, Cryptozoology
Posted by The Curator on Fri Apr 13, 2007
Comments (2)
That's so cool! I love how it's going on tour - it seems so bovine in a way wink
Posted by Nettie  in  Perth, Western Australia  on  Fri Apr 13, 2007  at  07:53 PM
heyya thats wiked is it real lolage


Posted by beth  in  haslington,endland  on  Fri Nov 30, 2007  at  10:27 AM
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