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Huge Ancient Roman Shipyard Unearthed in Italy | Ancient Rome, Shipbuilding & Sea Ports | LiveScience

Huge Ancient Roman Shipyard Unearthed in Italy | Ancient Rome, Shipbuilding & Sea Ports | LiveScience | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A large Roman shipyard has been uncovered at Portus — the ancient port of Rome. Researchers have uncovered the remains of a massive building close to the distinctive hexagonal basin or 'harbor,' at the center of the port complex.

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Mummification started in Egypt '1500 years earlier than previously thought'

Mummification started in Egypt '1500 years earlier than previously thought' | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The curse cast upon those who disturb an ancient Egyptian mummy may be a legend, but at times it felt very real to Sydney Egyptologist Jana Jones.
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Say it in Sydney! | State Library of New South Wales

Say it in Sydney! | State Library of New South Wales | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Archaeology project to unearth Richard III’s favourite York friary

Archaeology project to unearth Richard III’s favourite York friary | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
AMATEUR archaeologists can get their hands dirty and help uncover Richard III's favourite York friary as part of the city's summer community archaeology project.

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UK DETECTOR NET's curator insight, August 12, 12:32 AM
This might interest some of you - sounds like a great project.
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Moments in Time

Moments in Time | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Moments in Time is an interactive timeline presenting key events that occurred around the world between 650 and 1918 CE....
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Thank you ABCSplash and HTA Victoria.

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Journey through world history

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The Roman Toga

The Roman Toga | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The toga is the definitive representation of the Ancient Roman. It is depicted in Ancient and Renaissance art, and various styles of the toga have lasted throughout the generations. Togas were important...
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Viking warriors and treasures are buried beneath Dublin

Viking warriors and treasures are buried beneath Dublin | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Archaeological project gives insight into Viking presence in Ireland.
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The Archaeology News Network: Wine-cup used by Pericles found in ancient grave

The Archaeology News Network: Wine-cup used by Pericles found in ancient grave | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Centuries-old Ephesus paintings restored with latest technology

ARCHAEOLOGY - Centuries-old Ephesus paintings restored with latest technology | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The fantastic mosaics and wall paintings of the Yamaç Houses in Ephesus are undergoing a new restoration that will leave the works as vivid as the day they were created back in 1 BC

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The Archaeology News Network: Saving Pompeii with EU Regional Funds

The Archaeology News Network: Saving Pompeii with EU Regional Funds | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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What Rome's Arch-Enemies Wore Into Battle

What Rome's Arch-Enemies Wore Into Battle | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Naval archaeologists think they've found the only example of armor from Carthage to survive the destruction of the city-state by Rome in 146BC. The helmet, recovered from the site of the Battle of the Egadi Islands, northwest of Sicily, is dramatically different from the Celtic style worn across Europe, popularly known [...]
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Commemorating Augustus

Commemorating Augustus | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
19th August 2014 will mark the bimillennial anniversary of the death of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. The Commemorating Augustus project, led by Dr. Penny Goodman from the University of Leeds, takes this opportunity to think about Augustus’ legacy across the two thousand years which have passed since his death, and to look at what…
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Convict life in The Rocks, Sydney

Convict life in The Rocks, Sydney | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Discover in this audio file what life was like for the convicts who first arrived in Sydney. Associate Professor Grace...
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Gummy mummies: Egyptians used a millennia-old embalming recipe

Gummy mummies: Egyptians used a millennia-old embalming recipe | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
For the first time, scientific evidence has shown that prehistoric Egyptians experimented with techniques to preserve bodies around 4000BC, some 1,500 years before artificial mummification was believed…
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ARCHAEOLOGY - FULL STORY: How 'the world's oldest temple' changed history

ARCHAEOLOGY - FULL STORY: How 'the world's oldest temple' changed history | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
In Göbeklitepe, there was a mulberry tree and a naked woman… Is she the first woman in history? Is the black hole of belief under that tree?

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Chinese coin suggests 'early Aboriginal contact'

Chinese coin suggests 'early Aboriginal contact' | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
An old coin found on an island off the NT coastline may point to early trading between Aboriginal people and China.
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20 Latin Phrases You Should Be Using

20 Latin Phrases You Should Be Using | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Next time you spot a misbehaving child, or you want to seize the night rather than the day, you’ll have the perfect phrase at hand.
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The Archaeology News Network: Flores bones show features of Down syndrome, not new 'hobbit' human

The Archaeology News Network: Flores bones show features of Down syndrome, not new 'hobbit' human | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Mycenaean vaulted tomb unearthed in central Greece

The Archaeology News Network: Mycenaean vaulted tomb unearthed in central Greece | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Macabre Ritual Site Unearthed in Denmark - Archaeology Magazine

Macabre Ritual Site Unearthed in Denmark - Archaeology Magazine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Ancient Egyptian Carving Linked To King Tut's Father Is Discovered In Sudan - Huffington Post

Ancient Egyptian Carving Linked To King Tut's Father Is Discovered In Sudan - Huffington Post | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com Ancient Egyptian Carving Linked To King Tut's Father Is Discovered In Sudan Huffington Post The "temples and the cities of the gods and goddesses … were fallen into decay, and their shrines were fallen into ruin, having become mere...

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Colchester: death by sword in Boudicca's war?

Colchester: death by sword in Boudicca's war? | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The dramatic find just over a week ago of burnt human bone has turned out to be even more dramatic than first thought! Two bones were involved in the drama, one part of a jawbone (mandible) and the...
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Gruesome reminders of a terrible tragedy

Gruesome reminders of a terrible tragedy | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Two bits of burnt and blackened human bone just found during our current archaeological investigations at Williams & Griffin site by Colchester High Street are very rare and gruesome reminders ...
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Warrnambool's early history unearthed as archaeologist surveys former Beaurepaires site

Warrnambool's early history unearthed as archaeologist surveys former Beaurepaires site | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
REMNANTS of colonial Warrnambool have been uncovered as development of a new government building gets under way along Raglan Parade.
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TrowelBlazers

TrowelBlazers | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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