[Sca-cooks] Images of Dining in Ireland 1581

Huette von Ahrens ahrenshav at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 22 02:36:17 PDT 2006

--- Susan Fox <selene at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise wrote:
> >> Well, we've talked about this pretty extensively, but mostly, AFAIK,  
> >> from within the dread, murky realm of "archaeological  
> >> evidence" (which is usually a SCAdian euphemism for no  
> >> documentation ;-)  ). 
> >>     
> >
> > Whereas, bizarrely, in the real world, the "archaeological evidence" dug
> > up out of the ground is considered rather more reliable than textual
> > evidence. 
> Tell me about it.  This is the age where Reliable Sources taught that a 
> giraffe was a cross between a camel and a leopard.  Give me 
> archaeological evidence any day.  People lie, dirt does not.
> Selene

And just the other day, someone was looking at a museum site in Egypt, which
had a item which was labeled "a small ceremonial mace" which was in fact a
drop spindle...  So sometimes archeologists can be clueless also.


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