In 2006 we undertook an unusual archaeological project to ‘excavate’ a 1993 Ford Transit van. The 50 quid summer project turned out to be hugely contentious. The archaeological community was split down the middle with half of them loving it as innovative methodology and the rest ranting about ‘bringing the profession into disrepute and resigning their memberships to the journal which printed it! Want to see what all the fuss was about, read it here for yourself!
The debate (and the BAJR vote on whether we were mental)
The big, fat publication
Or the shorter British Archaeology version
or watch the (award winning!) film.