QoD: Why the Trowel?

Welcome to Questions of Doom. In this series, we answer your questions about Archaeology and our shared heritage.

Today we answer the question – Why the Trowel?

Haha – Oops – I have too many pictures of ancient trowels: Those are not the ones in Vindolanda! But they’re similar!

Here’s the actual trowel from Vindolanda! : http://sphotos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/544799_315603418519312_17803088…

CBA article: http://www.archaeologyuk.org/ba/ba43/ba43int.html






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