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Egyptian Bust Resembling Michael Jackson Resurfaces

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It's made the internet rounds in the pas few years and today sister site Chicagoist talks up an Egyptian Bust from sometimes between 1550 BC and 1050 BC that is currently in the collection at the Field Museum. The bust's nose has a striking similarity to Jackson's post surgery one. "95% of Egyptian statues and busts were defiled by early Christians and Muslims because they were used for idolatry," a Museum spokesperson said. "They looked at these as idols and taking the nose off made them 'non-human.'" Chicagoist is not sure if that applies to Jackson, too. In any case, do you remember the time?