The Lloyds Bank Turd

Twelve hundred years ago an unknown Viking did a scary poo. In 1972 archaeologists dug it up...

“This is the most exciting piece of excrement I’ve ever seen. In its own way it’s as irreplaceable as the Crown jewels”

So said Andrew ‘Bones’ Jones, head archaeologist at the Jorvik Viking Center, the man who made the Lloyds Bank Turd famous. Here’s a film about it and him.

Dylan J Gallagher

Bill Cane organisations science ancient