Culture24 features a short article by Sue Giles on a toy found in a child's grave at Bristol's King of Egypt show.
"Out of the 10,000 odd objects in our Egyptology collection, when asked for a favourite I always come back to this bit of rag. I feel it connects with ancient Egypt far more than a granite statue, a mummified cat or a painted coffin.
This is nothing more than a linen rag, maybe torn from an old bed sheet or a worn-out tunic, rolled into a ball and tied into shape with a bit of string.
But it was a loved toy for some child, so much so that someone put it into the grave when the child died about 4,500 years ago."
The exhibition, Pharoah: King of Egypt, is at Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery from 16 March-21 July 2013.