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[[Image:tomb-overlay.jpg]]<br>
 
[[Image:tomb-overlay.jpg]]<br>
 
Look at the inside and the outside arc. They cross through the following letters:
 
Look at the inside and the outside arc. They cross through the following letters:
TIFNIEOMSTRN
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TIFNIEOMSTRN<br>
  
This anagrams to FIRST MENTION
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'''Contributed by InsaneProdigy:'''
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The bird on the far right indicates the hieroglyphs are to be read from right to left.<br>
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Placing the letters that each yo-yo trick contributes into the same order as they appear in the picture (i.e. the F from Flag has an arc through it. Therefore, F goes in the top right corner) gives:<br>
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T  S MI I F<br>
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N OT  R N E<br>
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Moving the blank space to the top row gives:<br>
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T  S  R I F<br>
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N OT MI N E<br>
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This clearly gives FIRST on the top line and MENTION can be read on the bottom line (possible order error in puzzle or solving).
  
The first hit of the search for first mention yo-yo says:
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The first hit of the search for FIRST MENTION yo-yo says:[http://search.live.com/results.aspx?q=first+mention+yo-yo&mkt=en-us&FORM=LVSP (search)]
[http://search.live.com/results.aspx?q=first+mention+yo-yo&mkt=en-us&FORM=LVSP (search)]
 
 
"The first historical mention of the yo-yo, however, was from Greece in the year 500 B.C."
 
"The first historical mention of the yo-yo, however, was from Greece in the year 500 B.C."
 
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''Onward to: [[Collection Plate]]''
 
''Onward to: [[Collection Plate]]''

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