Do any fedi friends have access to a theological library?

I'm trying to find someone to help me get a photocopy of a page or two from this book:

It allegedly contains a photo of a cuneiform tablet which records history's oldest joke.

As a clown, I need a copy. :)

I'm also interested in having a copy of the book, though it seems to be looooooong out of print.

Any help, including boosts, appreciated!

@RussSharek I have both a physical copy available in our library at work, and apparently access to it online (checking now).

The joys of working at an Academic Library :)

@RussSharek Oh scratch the online copy, it's actually in the references of some other book by Ruth Finnegan.

But I still have access to the physical copy.


I'm impressed that I got this far. Any chance you'd be willing to look for the tablet in question, or references to it?

@RussSharek I'm in the office on Tuesday (it's currently Sunday night). So I'll try to remember to pop over to the central library and scan the relevant pages :)


You will have a clown in your debt.

Thank you so much!

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