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Monday, 30 July 2018

Collection of 90 Ancient Egyptian artefacts expected to net GBP 60k at a UK auction

A collection of 90 Ancient Egyptian artefacts are going on auction in the UK today, where they are expected to fetch as much as GBP 60k, according to the Sunday Express. The artefacts are Shabti figures — figurines that were “placed in tombs and intended to act as servants or minions for the deceased should they be called upon to do manual labour in the afterlife.”

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