Some interesting ideas (like folding seats/cots sourced from helicopters) in a pricey-looking work van custom built for archaeology: The Archaeologist’s Backpack: Building the Ultimate 4×4 Office
As for its being significant to archaeology, it sure ain’t no 1991 Ford Transit van.
See also: The Van/In Transit.
Archaeologist William Ritchie (left) in 1949 at what is now the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
Photo source: Monroe County Library System image number m0000426