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"Egyptian Computer Mouse"
2nd century. BCE
Late Ptolemaic hardware era 
0.2 cubit ~ silver, copper, ferrite, gutta percha, woven reed insulation


Although the early Egyptian mouse 




of the "red fruit" 



manufacturing tribe during the Pharaonic era had but a single button, the later, more complex mice produced by the VerySmall/NotHard workshops of Ra-d'mond had two, although the advantage of the latter over the former is not clear. Subsequent dynasties produced the optical mouse, 




 which was considered to be a superior way of communicating with the gods. 


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