11/22/2011 04:36 pm ET

Anarchy In Archaeology As Sex Pistols’ Graffiti Is Rated Alongside Cave Art

Dr John Schofield, of the Department of Archaeology at the University of York, said they are worthy of being preserved as heritage pieces and should be preserved despite being offensive and rude.
The markings discovered on the walls of the flat the group rented in London in the mid-1970s lend themselves to archaeological investigation as much as drawings made by early humans in the caves of Lascaux in southern France, he insists.

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