“At first I could see nothing, the hot air escaping from the chamber causing the candle to flicker.  Presently, details of the room emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues and wood – everywhere the glint of wood…”


4 thoughts on “Archaeologists

    • Heh, my students perk up when I tell them I worked on the excavation of a megalithic tomb in Ireland, but they get disappointed when I go on to say that that means I spent six hours a day looking down through a string grid and drawing rocks.

      • Raiders of the Lost Ark would have been a very different film if they’d had Indiana Jones conducting field surveys and filling out paperwork.

      • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Application for Permission to Excavate!
        Indiana Jones and the Heritage Service Office of Doom!
        Indiana Jones and the Really Promising Dig Site Discovered on the Last Day of the Season!

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