How about a book, a level, a trowel, a finds box, a microscope, a
publication, a display case, a catalogue and another book, all round the
mug, in that order? But it would have to be a very big mug. The tea
break would take all day.
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Subject: Re: [BRITARCH] Britarch coffee cups - was Lord Charles Meade
Why not a trowel?
On 20 Mar 2008, at 18:43, Michael Haseler wrote:
> White, Bill wrote:
>>> But in a (desperate attempt) to change the subject altogether, I've
>> been looking at the> >cost of getting coffee cups made up and as I
>> sit here reading Britarch with a cup of >coffee I was wondering if
>> were such as thing as a Britarch coffee cup, and if not >>>whether
>> anyone would be interested in getting one.
>>> If so what should it have on it?
>> How about a metal detector with a diagonal line through it?
> Sounds good ... but not exactly the iconic image of British
> Archaeology I had in mind.
> The Lewis chessmen, Sutton Hoo helmet, Vindolanda postcards,
> StoneHenge, Snettisham Torc are obviously not suitable.
> But, surely someone has a picture of half a dozen men standing
> around the top of a hole each with a cup of coffee watching one
> (mud splattered) woman working away?