Ancient hygiene

What's your artifact doing in Boss Kean's ditch?
Pyrrho
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Ancient hygiene

Post by Pyrrho »

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-new ... 180959900/
Ancient "Poop Sticks" Offer Clues to the Spread of Disease Along the Silk Road

The parasites found within the 2,000-year-old-feces smeared on bamboo suggest more than commodities made the trip
Rob Lister
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Re: Ancient hygiene

Post by Rob Lister »

I'm trying to figure out the mechanics of poop sticks. google was no help. Nor is my imagination.