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CLIP 5159

Shabti (pt 1/5)

Shabti (pt 1/5)

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Key Info
  • Shabti (pt 1/5)
  • Duration: 2:48
  • Jamie and Marcelle face the challenge to discover what shabti are and where they were buried. Jamie is at the Cairo Museum to investigate. Marcelle discovers that they were buried in the tombs of the wealthy. Jamie makes his way to the Valley of the Nobles to confirm the findings. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: Egyptian toys, shabti, Cairo Museum, senet, paddle doll, jointed doll, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Discuss what the shabti are, who might have used them and what they were used for.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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