Roman Duct Tape

An article in the recent British Archaeology magazine discusses evidence that Romans had and used duct tape.

Archaeologists working at the infantry fort of Vercovicivm have discovered items repaired with what appears to be the Roman equivalent of duct tape: cloth strips disguised to look like metal.

The link seems to have gone away for this article -- does anyone have an updated link? —Justin

April Fools?

April Fools?

We've been informed by an anonymous commentor that this was an April Fool's prank. If so, then it was a good one. I unfortunately didn't get a chance to see the article before the link went into nullspace.

Justin

Found it. Check this post

Found it. Check this post on the Midrealm mailing list; http://www.midrealm.org/middlebridge/archives/current/0075.html April Fool's, again! Greylond

I suspect it is a Hoax.

I suspect it is a Hoax. I'll keep checking around and post what I find. Greylond

The link does not go to the article

The link does not go to the article. Please fix!!