Archaeological Dig Reveals Scatological Ancient Roman Graffiti in England

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By Tobias Carroll Consider, if you would, an unholy amalgamation of two works released by Netflix in the last five years. One is The Dig, a thoughtful drama set around an archaeological excavation in Great Britain. The other is the series American Vandal, a comedy whose first season posed the possibly-unanswerable question “Who drew the dicks?” You might not need to imagine what those two things combined would look like, because we now have an answer — and it’s all too real. As Hyperallergic reports, a volunteer working to excvate part of Vindolanda found a piece of graffiti that dated back 1,…

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