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Published on July 18 2007
Maybe this is why Rudy is so fascinated by the toilet? 130-year-old outhouses yield treasures
130-year-old outhouses yield treasures VENTURA, Calif. - The spot where a pair of outhouses stood 130 years ago is proving to be a treasure trove for archaeologists who braved the lingering smell in the dirt to uncover some 19th Century artifacts — and a mystery. ......... The work has its drawbacks. "The further you go down, the stronger the smell," archaeologist Marisa Solorzano said. "But its not that bad. These privies are archaeological gold mines."And then of course, there is this, for when cats in toilets is a little too graphic for your taste.