3,200-Year-Old Egyptian Tablet Shows They Took Attendance at Work and Recorded Absences

Calling in sick to work is apparently an ancient tradition. Whether its the sniffles or a scorpion bite, somedays you just can’t make it. As it turns out, Ancient Egyptian employers kept track of employee days off in registers written on tablets. A tablet held by The British Museum and dating to 1250 BCE is … Continue reading 3,200-Year-Old Egyptian Tablet Shows They Took Attendance at Work and Recorded Absences