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The Future of Archeology Is Plastic

From yogurt containers to Lego pieces, plastic is already becoming part of the excavated past

Illustration by Dion MBD

AsAs dawn cracks over the Cornish coastline, with only a few seagulls and a lone dog for company, Tracey Williams goes looking for plastic. “It began over 20 years ago,” she tells me. “My parents lived in an old house perched on the clifftop in South…

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Thomas McMullan

Thomas McMullan

Freelance writer | @BBCNews @guardian @frieze_magazine @SightSoundmag @wiredUK @TheTLS others | Also @GardensBritish | Rep’d by @harriet__moore | Novel coming