I was showing Sam a porcelain baby figurine that was found while the excavation crew was digging a trench in our yard.

Sam:  Why do you have that?

Me:  The guys found it when they were digging our driveway, about three feet under ground.

Sam:  That might be Egyptian.

Me:  No, I don’t think it is Egyptian, but it might be from England and it is probably over 100 years old.

Sam:  Well, the Egyptian people wrapped in bandages, that call themselves mummies, used to bury things.

Me:  This is the United States and Egypt is on the other side of the world and I doubt there would be Egyptian artifacts buried in Oregon.

Sam:  The mummies used to bury things really deep in the ground.

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