1,000-Year-Old Viking Toilet Unearthed

1,000-Year-Old Viking Toilet Unearthed


Charlotte Price Persson, ScienceNordic
In a Viking settlement on Stevns in Denmark, archaeologists have excavated a two metre deep hole. But it is not just any old hole. This hole, it seems, may be the oldest toilet in Denmark.Radiocarbon dating of the faeces layer dates back to the Viking Age, making it quite possibly the oldest toilet in Denmark.


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June 19, 2017 at 12:11AM


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