Archaeologists accidentally break eggs that had been going off for 1,700 years

Cracked shells released overpowering ‘potent stench’   Archaeologists accidentally broke three Roman eggs that had been going off for 1,700 years. The excavators unearthed a basket of four chickens’ eggs in a waterlogged pit during a dig in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Three of the eggs cracked, releasing an overpowering “potent stench”, however the team managed to preserve the fourth […]