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North West Rail Link workers discover remains of 180-year-old White Hart Inn at Kellyville

North West Rail Link workers discover remains of 180-year-old White Hart Inn at Kellyville | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
FOR more than a century, it was the pub with a name but no fixed address. Until now.
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This is about 1 km from where I live!

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Practice WW1 battlefield discovered

Practice WW1 battlefield discovered | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A replica World War One battlefield where soldiers trained in trench warfare before being sent to the front is discovered in Hampshire.
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Ancient Egyptian Soldier's Letter Home Deciphered

Ancient Egyptian Soldier's Letter Home Deciphered | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
In the 1,800-year-old letter, written mainly in Greek, the soldier serving in a Roman legion in Europe tells his family he is desperate to hear from them and that he is going to request leave to make the long journey home to see them.
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Tony Robinson: Gove's ideas 'patently absurd' - Telegraph

Tony Robinson: Gove's ideas 'patently absurd' - Telegraph | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Tony Robinson, winner of a Blue Peter Book Award, has criticised Michael Gove's suggestions for the history curriculum
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Digging on the Dark Side of Vesuvius

Digging on the Dark Side of Vesuvius | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Archaeologists are uncovering new finds on the northern slopes of the infamous volcano.
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Retronaut - 1700s: Angelique du Coudray’s fabric womb

Retronaut - 1700s: Angelique du Coudray’s fabric womb | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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An archaeological first: sixteen severed hands found buried in ancient Egyptian city

An archaeological first: sixteen severed hands found buried in ancient Egyptian city | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
It's a grisly find, but an unprecedented one, as well. Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed 16 severed hands, buried in four pits throughout the ancient city of Avaris. Interestingly, if you're looking for left hands, you're out of luck; every one of the newly discovered meathooks is a righty.
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Ancient skull from NSW could rewrite history

Ancient skull from NSW could rewrite history | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A skull found in NSW may belong to a white man born in 1650 – long before the first arrival of Captain Cook.
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Roman Mysteries & Western Mysteries: Ten Things Romans Used for Toilet Paper

Roman Mysteries & Western Mysteries: Ten Things Romans Used for Toilet Paper | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Great Gouda! World's oldest cheese found - on mummies

Great Gouda! World's oldest cheese found - on mummies | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A paper just out reports 3,800-year-old cheese, the world's oldest, that was laid in lumps on the neck of a mummy excavated in western China.
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Unknown Mummy Examined in Germany - Archaeology Magazine

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Gladiator School Discovery Reveals Hard Lives of Ancient Warriors

Gladiator School Discovery Reveals Hard Lives of Ancient Warriors | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have mapped an ancient gladiator school, where the famed warriors lived, trained, and fought.
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Saving the Villa of the Mysteries - Archaeology Magazine

Saving the Villa of the Mysteries  - Archaeology Magazine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Beneath the surface of Pompeii's most famous house
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Greek Gods Video - Ancient Greece - HISTORY.com

Greek Gods Video - Ancient Greece - HISTORY.com | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Get a crash course on the heavenly residents of Mount Olympus.

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Early Pacific Islanders Enjoyed Wild Foods - Archaeology Magazine

Early Pacific Islanders Enjoyed Wild Foods - Archaeology Magazine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Digging up the secrets of the first white settlements in Sydney - ABC Sydney - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Digging up the secrets of the first white settlements in Sydney - ABC Sydney - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A 1920s building has been demolished in the heart of Sydney, and excavation has started to reveal the secrets of early Australian settlers.
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Fearless fencer Joan Beck had force in the archaeological field - Sydney Morning Herald

Fearless fencer Joan Beck had force in the archaeological field - Sydney Morning Herald | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
“Sydney Morning Herald Fearless fencer Joan Beck had force in the archaeological field Sydney Morning Herald She then studied at the renowned Bjelke-Petersen School of Physical Culture and became an associate teacher there in 1937.”
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Oxford Archaeology - 'Given to the Ground': A Viking Age Mass Grave on Ridgeway Hill, Weymouth

Oxford Archaeology - 'Given to the Ground': A Viking Age Mass Grave on Ridgeway Hill, Weymouth | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Down Pompeii: emergency meeting called after collapses in ancient city

Down Pompeii: emergency meeting called after collapses in ancient city | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Collapse of tomb wall and supporting arch prompts Italy's culture minister to summon officials
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Kathryn Hunt, Unlocking Cancer's Ancient Past

Kathryn Hunt, Unlocking Cancer's Ancient Past | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Archaeologist and cancer survivor Kathryn Hunt is on a personal quest to unearth cancer's evolution through the ages - which might help us fight the disease today.
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2010 article on Herculaneum sewers by Sarah Court and Domenico Camardo.

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Roman Mysteries & Western Mysteries: How to Make a Stola

Roman Mysteries & Western Mysteries: How to Make a Stola | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Mungo Man is a physical reminder of the need for Indigenous recognition

Mungo Man is a physical reminder of the need for Indigenous recognition | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
On the 40th anniversary of the unearthing of Mungo Man, his discoverer speaks of that special day and how it changed his view of Indigenous Australia
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Gladiator Training Camp | National Geographic Channel

Gladiator Training Camp | National Geographic Channel | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Scholars Map Gladiator School in Austria - Archaeology Magazine

Scholars Map Gladiator School in Austria - Archaeology Magazine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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