Tess is an archaeologist, and works with a replica maker, Roland. As a bit of fun, we have been making chocolate replicas from Roland’s moulds. Our version of Mrs Getty’s huge brooch from the Anglo-Saxon grave at Butler’s Field, Gloucestershire (now in Corinium Museum) was moulded from dark chocolate, with edible gold paint.
Dr Tess Machling & Roland Williamson
Bodgit and Bendit replica makers
This edition of edible archaeology appeared in issue 315 of Current Archaeology.