An Ancient Egyptian Homework Assignment from 1800 Years Ago: Some Things Are Truly Timeless

The tablet’s surface preserves “a two-part lesson in Greek that provides a snapshot of daily life for a pupil attending primary school in Egypt about 1,800 years ago.” Its lines, “copied by this long-ago student were not just for practicing penmanship; they were also intended to impart moral lessons.”

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