List of Figures

Figure 1: The spinning statuette in the Ancient Worlds Galleries, Manchester Museum (photo by the author)

Figure 2: Geolocation of the online articles and part of the tweets, YouTube videos, and online comments: in red countries in which the news was shared.

Figure 3: Geolocation of comments below the Daily Mail's article (each pin represents a comment).

Figure 4: Geolocation of tweets sharing the Daily Mail's article (each pin represents a tweet)

Figure 5: Distribution of tweets in the days immediately following the publication of the video

Figure 6: Source of the tweets containing references to the spinning statuette

Figure 7: Combination of screenshots showing the title of the Daily Mail, online comments, and short conversations around the story


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