Eggs from around the world

Eggs from around the world

Which came first – the chicken or the egg? It was the egg, obviously, but still; it makes you think, doesn’t it? Despite having been around for millions and millions of years, there are still plenty of things we can learn about eggs – for instance, did you...
Baghdad batteries | Out-of-place artefacts

Baghdad batteries | Out-of-place artefacts

At home, I’m always finding out-of-place objects, but they’re usually fairly mundane – a CD in the wrong case, a spoon in the fork tray, that sort of thing. In archaeological terms, however, out of place artefacts (or OOPArts, as some people insist on...