Living in the material world

Jun 23, 2013

Living in the material world

by Robin Mckie

In 1961, Oxford archaeologists uncovered a pit at the site of Gen. Gnaeus Julius Agricola’s headquarters at Inchtuthil, the site of a Roman legionary fortress, in Scotland. Unsavory Caledonians had made his troops’ position untenable. STUFF MATTERS: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials ...