Biblical Archaeology at its best!

Last Update: March 09, 2016

Dear W.A. family I thought you might enjoy having a chuckle or two so don't worry about the title, this blog, though literally "down-to-earth", is just a little bit of light-hearted relief, the kind of joke that archaeologists keep in their repertoire! Enjoy!

An archaeologist was digging in the Negev Desert in Israel and came
upon a casket containing a mummy. After examining it, he called the
curator of a prestigious natural-history museum.

"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?"

"Easy. There was an ostracon, in his hand that said, '10,000
Shekels on Goliath'."

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Brookline Premium
Never discount an underdog in a two horse race
Best regards a 21st century David
WillingToTry Premium
You're welcome David, with a good biblical name like that, I'd bet on you every time!
Kind regards,
freedom1207 Premium
Good one, Arthur. Made me laugh! Love it...and the topic! :-)
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Thank you Heather, Glad you enjoyed it! :-)
DoubleTap Premium
OK, being a lover of the Bible, that was funny... really funny!!!
WillingToTry Premium
I'm glad you found it funny Randy, we need to appreciate humour especially when it is not confined to any particular milieu… I believe this joke is both funny and clever without being disrespectful.
Debbi26 Premium
Only you, Arthur. Funny but I AM shaking my head. :-) Still awaiting your response from Shawn's post on Barbie. LOL. ~Debbi
WillingToTry Premium
I have just responded to your question on Shawn's post re Barbie and I think you will find my response exonerates me from any wrongdoing…… Lol!
Warm regards,
~Arthur :-)
CathyS Premium
That's too funny! LOL :-)
WillingToTry Premium
You're welcome Cathy,
Hope it was worth a few chuckles!