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
"Easy. There was a piece of paper in his hand that said, '10,000 Shekels