[Jokes] FW: Archaeological Humour
McKenna, Chris (RDSSW)
chris.mckenna at defra.gsi.gov.uk
Wed Aug 25 18:18:32 BST 2004
From: Rob Hood
Subject: Archaeological Humor
An archaeologist was digging in the Negev Desert in Israel and came upon a
tomb containing a mummy, a rare occurance in Israel, to say the
least. After examining it, he called the curator of the Israel museum in
"If I am right, I've just discovered a 3,000 year old mummy of a man who
died of heart failure!" the excited scientist exclaimed.
To which the curator replied, "Bring him in. We'll check it out."
A week later, the amazed curator called the archaeologist. "You were right
about the mummy's age and cause of death. How in the world did you know?"
"Was easy. I found a piece of papyrus folded in his hand that said,
'10,000 Shekels on Goliath'."
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