CHAC and the Egyptian Shabti

Shabti2A little over a month ago an Egyptian statuette was discovered in one of the South Somerset Community Access Centre (CHAC) museum stores at Lufton Yeovil, found in an inconspicuous cigar box. The cigar box contained a note which revealed that it was a genuine Egyptian artefact as the owner had it confirmed from the curator of antiquities at the Cairo Museum, from whom he obtained the artefact in 1913. This startling discovery was further compounded by the mystery of how it came to the museum. Full Story: Read More