Archaeological excavation of a 21st century Rikshaw carrying electronic waste
2014, Electronic junk and cycle rikshaw from JNU campus, buried for a few weeks and excavated as an archaeological site..
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Notice near the installation reads:
PROTECTED MONUMENT
THIS EXCAVATION HAS BEEN DECLARED TO BE OF DOGMATIC IMPORTANCE UNDER THE CREATION OF HISTORY AND INTERPRETATION OF ARTIFACTS ACT, 2024 AD. WHOEVER DESTROYS, REMOVES, INJURES, ALTERS, DEFACES, IMPERILS OR MISUSES THE SITE SHALL BE PUNISHABLE WITH IMPALEMENT WHICH MAY LAST UP TO 6 HOURS OR THE AMPUTATION OF A LIMB OR BOTH!

ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION OF A 21ST CENTURY RIKSHAW CARRYING ELECTRONIC WASTE
(PROBABLY ABANDONED DURING THE WAR OF ATTRITION, 2027-28)
THE SITE WAS ACCIDENTALLY FOUND WHEN TWO HIKERS CHANCED UPON A CATHODE-RAY TUBE AND POSTED A PHOTO OF IT ON ON-LINE FORUMS AS A CURIOSITY. THE LOCATION IS KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN SITE OF A POPULAR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS THAT WAS PARTIAL TOWARDS MARXIST THOUGHT. IT IS WELL DOCUMENTED THAT THIS UNIVERSITY WAS FORCEFULLY SHUTDOWN DURING THE RIGHT-WING NATIONALIST MOVEMENT OF 2014-26, AND SAW HEAVY BOMBARDMENT DURING THE WAR OF ATTRITION, 2027-28.
THE SITE WAS MARKED OUT FOR AN EXCAVATION IN 2352 AD AND FIRST TENTATIVE EXCAVATION BEGAN IN APRIL 2364 AD. THE ARTIFACTS SEEM TO BE PILED ONTO A 3-WHEELED MOBILE CART THAT WAS PROBABLY POWERED BY HUMAN FORCE (TO BE CONFIRMED). IT APPEARS THAT THE UNIVERSITY WAS MIGRATING FROM CRT TO LED/LCD TECHNOLOGY FOR DISPLAY UNITS AND THESE ARE THE DISCARDED UNITS BEING TRANSPORTED TO ONE OF DELHI’S TOXIC COLONIES FOR BURN-CYCLING.