Archaeological Find

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Master of the Pit
Original poster
OTBS Member
Feb 7, 2007
Brighton, MI
A team of archaecologists was excavating in Isreal when they came upon a cave. Written on the wall of the cave were the following symbols in order of appearance:

A dog, A donkey, A shovel, A fish, A Star of David

They decided that this was a unique find and the writings were at least more that three thousand years old. They chopped out the piece of stone and had it brought to the museum where archaeologists from all over the world came to study the ancient symbols. They held a huge meeting after months of conferences to discuss what they could agree was the meaning of the markings.

The President of their Society stood up and pointed at the first drawing and said,

"This looks like a dog. We can judge that this was a highly intelligent race as they knew how to have animals for companionship".

He went on to say, "To prove this statement you can see that the next symbol resembles a donkey, so, they were even smart enough to have animals help them till the soil. The next drawing looks like a shovel of some sort, which means they even had tools to help them".

"Even further proof of their intelligence is the fish which means that they had a famine that hit the earth whereby the food did'nt grow, they would take to the sea for food".

"The last symbol appears to be the Star of David which means they were evidently Hebrews."

The audience stood up and applauded enthusiastically and the President smiled and said, "I'm glad to see that you are all in full agreement with our interpretations."

Suddenly a little old Jewish man stood up in the back of the room and said,

"I object to every word! The explaination of what the writings say is quite simple. First of all, everyone knows that Hebrews dont read left to right, but right to left............Now, look again.......It now says:"

Men never change do they, been checking the booty through all of
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