Punch,  13 (1847), 50.

A Word to the Wise

Anon

Genre:

Essay, Drollery

Subjects:

Archaeology, Societies


    Concerns the repeated opening of the 'perpetual' mummy by Thomas J Pettigrew at the 'Arch√¶ological Association'. Advises Pettigrew to bury the mummy, adopt the motto 'Mum's the word', and explore such 'pickings of antiquity' as a 'nice fresh Sphinx'.



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