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AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13
A list of references concerning both hsc and preliminary course work  at Camden Haven High School as well as things that I find interesting :D
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Dog Burials Found in Egypt: Photos - Discovery News

Dog Burials Found in Egypt: Photos - Discovery News | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Dog Burials Found in Egypt: Photos Discovery News "It seems as if he were put into the pot, hind limbs first, then adjusted and the rest of the body pushed in so that he was curled around," Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American...

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Dog Burials Found in Egypt: Photos - Discovery News
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I find it interesting that the Egyptians cared so much about their dogs that they had burials for them too

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An Ancient City Is Discovered Underwater. What They Found Will Change History Forever

An Ancient City Is Discovered Underwater. What They Found Will Change History Forever | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
The ancient city of Heracleion is discovered and the findings could change the history books. And it was discovered while looking for something else.

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Rich Synowiec's curator insight, December 8, 2013 4:22 PM

And yet another "must dive someday!"

 

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HSC Science terms

HSC Science terms | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
17 terms · Account → Account for: state reasons ..., Analyse → Identify components and the..., Apply → Use, utilise, employ in a p..., Assess → Make a judgement of value, ..., Clarify → Arrange or include in class...
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Hear The Epic of Gilgamesh Read in the Original Akkadian and Enjoy the Sounds of Mesopotamia

Hear The Epic of Gilgamesh Read in the Original Akkadian and Enjoy the Sounds of Mesopotamia | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
This clip gives you a taste of what Gilgamesh, one of the earliest known works of literature, sounds like in its mother tongue, Akkadian.

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The Ancient Library of Alexandria

The Ancient Library of Alexandria | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
In March of 415 C.E., on a sunny day in the holy season of Lent, Cyril of Alexandria, the most powerful Christian theologian in the world, murdered Hypatia, the most famous Greco-Roman philosopher of the time.

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Antonine Wall

Antonine Wall | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
The Antonine Wall is a stone and turf fortification built by the Romans across what is now the Central Belt of Scotland, between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde.

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The Madness of the Emperor Caligula

The Madness of the Emperor Caligula | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Throughout the centuries the name of Caligula has been synonymous with madness and infamy, sadism and perversion.

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Ara Pacis Dampened by Leaky Roof - Archaeology Magazine

Ara Pacis Dampened by Leaky Roof - Archaeology Magazine | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it

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Archaeological discoveries confirm early date of Buddha’s life

Archaeological discoveries confirm early date of Buddha’s life | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Evidence of a structure at the birthplace of the Buddha

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Lucero Trejo Guerrero's curator insight, November 29, 2013 6:14 PM

Archaeologists have discovered the birth place of Buddha in Nepal. They have been working excavating the area and have discover his birthplace. 

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Ancient city discovered beneath Biblical-era ruins in Israel - Fox News

Ancient city discovered beneath Biblical-era ruins in Israel - Fox News | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
THV 11 Ancient city discovered beneath Biblical-era ruins in Israel Fox News "It's not surprising that a city that was of importance in the biblical kingdoms of Israel and Judah would have an older history and would have played an important...
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An ancient civilization near Pakistan had flushing toilets in every home!

An ancient civilization near Pakistan had flushing toilets in every home! | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Click here to read more... (An ancient civilization near Pakistan had flushing toilets in every home! Details --> http://t.co/hGvNWkFuDg)

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Lucero Trejo Guerrero's curator insight, November 8, 2013 4:44 PM

The Indus Valley civilization in North Southwest Asia had an advanced ancient period. They had a water system at an early time, they had toiliet with sewers that had piplines.

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Near Pakistan an ancient civilization had their first flush toilets used. They were more advanced and were quiet organized and clean.

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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe by Graham Robb ... - The Guardian

The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe by Graham Robb ... - The Guardian | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
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The Romans did a good job of writing their predecessors out of history.
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Tombs hidden in Valley of the Kings hold many more Egypt mummy mysteries - NBC News.com

Tombs hidden in Valley of the Kings hold many more Egypt mummy mysteries - NBC News.com | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it

Multiple tombs lay hidden in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, where royalty were buried more than 3,000 years ago, await discovery, say researchers working on the most extensive exploration of the area in nearly a century.


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Rome accused of fiddling as Pompeii crumbles

Rome accused of fiddling as Pompeii crumbles | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
ROME (Reuters) - Collapsing walls at the ancient Roman city of Pompeii have raised fresh concerns about Italy's efforts to maintain one of the world's most treasured sites, preserved for 2,000 years but...

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DNA profile of ancient skeleton rewrites history - Vancouver Sun

DNA profile of ancient skeleton rewrites history - Vancouver Sun | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Montreal Gazette DNA profile of ancient skeleton rewrites history Vancouver Sun The surprise discovery of traces of European ancestry in the 24,000-year-old bones of a boy unearthed in the heart of Siberia has caught the attention of Canadian...
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Four mummies found in Aswan after attempted robbery | Egypt Independent

Four mummies found in Aswan after attempted robbery | Egypt Independent | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Aswan Tourism and Antiquities Investigation department was able to find four mummies and other archaeological articrafts dating back to the Roman and Greek eras in a mountainous area west of the Nile in Aswan. The treasures were found after a group...

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Public Peruvian museums struggle to properly care for artifacts

Public Peruvian museums struggle to properly care for artifacts | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
A new report reveals that few museums have inscribed their collections in the National Cultural Heritage Registry— and some museums don’t even know how many artifacts they have.

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Ancient seals found temple of Jupiter Dolichenus | A Blog About ...

Ancient seals found temple of Jupiter Dolichenus | A Blog About ... | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Classical scholars from the Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics” made an unusually large find of seals in an ancient sanctuary in Turkey. They discovered more than 600 stamp seals and cylinder seals at the sacred ...
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New research project to look at Roman ports in the Mediterranean

New research project to look at Roman ports in the Mediterranean | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
The project examine the sites using a combination of geophysical surveys (including ground penetrating radar), data from satellite imagery, and the study of ancient texts.

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Basilica excavation

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The Cyprus Antiquities Department, supported by members of the Defence Archaeological Group, have been excavating a 7th century Basilica in the area of RAF Akrotiri recently.

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A robot turtle will help underwater archaeologists to inspect shipwrecks

A robot turtle will help underwater archaeologists to inspect shipwrecks | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Underwater robot, U-CAT

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Mars Rock Might Reveal Clues to Planet's Ancient History - KMBZ

Mars Rock Might Reveal Clues to Planet's Ancient History - KMBZ | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
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For the most part, the new research isn't making many claims about what the meteorite says about Mars' early history.
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Curious History: Ancient Egyptians May Have Traded With the New World - The Epoch Times

Curious History: Ancient Egyptians May Have Traded With the New World - The Epoch Times | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Curious History: Ancient Egyptians May Have Traded With the New World The Epoch Times A mummy of ancient Egypt is displayed during the exhibition "Treasures of the World's Cultures: The British Museum After 250 Years" in the Capital Museum on March...
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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, November 29, 2013 3:58 PM

very interesting theme.. but may just for me,,, therefore rather not share into any group..!!?

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Cornell to return 10000 ancient tablets to Iraq - History News Network

Cornell to return 10000 ancient tablets to Iraq - History News Network | AncientHistory@CHHS 2012-13 | Scoop.it
Cornell to return 10000 ancient tablets to Iraq History News Network Cornell University is preparing to forfeit to Iraq a vast collection of ancient cuneiform tablets in what is expected to be one of the largest returns of antiquities by an...
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