The Belmez Faces Spain Maria Pereira 1971

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The Belmez Faces

In 1971, in the small Spanish village of Belmez, Maria Pereira claimed a human face spontaneously appeared on her cement kitchen floor. It wasn't long before she destroyed the floor and replaced it - and a new face promptly appeared.

More and more faces continued to appear on the floor of Maria Pereira's kitchen, attracting thousands of visitors every day. Some were male, some female, some large, and some small. In time, she discovered that the house, built around 1830, stood above a graveyard used by the Romans, Spanish Muslims and then Medieval Christians.

Did Maria Pereira paint the faces herself? If so, she never benefited financially from all the attention. She lived a simple life in that same house and eventually died in 2004, after which the house was put on the market. Besides ghostly apparitions, paranormal experts suggest a second theory - that the faces were manifested on the floor by telekinesis. Apparently, the expressions on their faces used to change with the mood of Maria Pereira.

However, skeptics point out that it is possible to analyze the molecular changes in the whitewash and prove that some level of fakery was involved. Many believe that the paintings were actually created by Maria's son, Diego Pereira...


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Wow, I've never heard of anything like that but it sounds really cool yet eerieeerie.

Posted : Sat 30 Apr 2016 07:53
I think i jumped the gun with this one,somtimes it may be true,sometimes the story is true,like the first apperence of the face,but after seeing all the attention,in order to make money out of it,some emblishments were added later,extra faces etc,so i shouldn`t be so fast to brush off the whole story!

Posted : Mon 11 Feb 2013 13:37
I KNOW this case too i agree,the son did it!

Posted : Mon 28 Jan 2013 23:07
This experience has occurred only once.
BĂ©lmez, Andalucia, Spain
Added : Fri 28 Jan 2011 15:17
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