Graveyard Shift

Terrifying Real-Life Objects That Are Supposedly 'Cursed'

Whether they're genuine or a hoax, "cursed" objects seem to inspire a morbid curiosity. These supposed curses are typically the result of some tragic event that occurred long in the past, but there's also an unsettling number of reportedly cursed objects that have cropped up in only the last hundred years.

From haunted dolls to stolen jewels, objects that are said to carry a curse are sometimes as strange as the story behind them. This list covers some of the more well-known cursed items in history, as well as a few that often fly under the radar. Whether or not these curses can be believed, the stories behind them keep the legends alive.