I’m a little slow on blogging this, but it’s too good to let it pass.
Most people know that archaeologists don’t spend their time running from falling boulders, or climbing out of snake pits, or being sucked into the sky by tornados. Or do they?
On Thursday last week (17th August 2006) a group of five archaeologists were sheltering from a storm in their site hut, in Baston, Lincolnshire, when it was whipped into the air by a freak tornado, and dropped to the ground some 70 feet away.
Archaeology can be full of danger and adventure after all…
Full story (from the BBC): http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lincolnshire/5261198.stm