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Comic #3513

1 Prof. Jones: I've managed to decode some of the hieroglyphs on Miss Thoroughgood's papyrus.
2 Prof. Jones: It's a treasure map!
2 Monty: ... Of course it is...
3 Prof. Jones: It refers to the location of the Shepherd's Crook of Osiris!
4 Monty: Osiris is a myth, dad. He's an Ancient Egyptian god.
4 Prof: Jones: Right! Think how powerful his crook must be!

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Unfortunately the word "crook" has a more familiar meaning in modern English, but we're definitely talking about the thing known as a shepherd's crook here. The Ancient Egyptian god Osiris is usually depicted holding one.

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