Rare 2,800-year-old mummified ancient Egyptian HEAD kept in a cupboard in Oxfordshire for a century is up for sale - with an eye-watering £20,000 price tag

  • The head was brought home by a British soldier who fought in Egypt during WWI
  • Remained in soldier's family for a century and is now being sold by a descendant 

A rare 2,800-year-old mummified Egyptian head brought to the UK by a British soldier during the First World War has gone on sale.

The artefact, which was stuffed away in a cupboard for decades because 'it is not everyone's cup of tea', has an eye-watering price tag of £20,000.

It has been carbon dated to between 800BC and 750BC.