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How Harvard Students Explore Ancient Egypt From Cambridge With New 3D Technology

How Harvard Students Explore Ancient Egypt From Cambridge With New 3D Technology | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
VideoBack when I was in college and grad school, we still used microfiche and the Dewey Decimal System. Today’s students get the full benefit of cutting-edge technology to enhance their education.
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Ancient Mycenaeans Used Portable Grills at Their Picnics

Ancient Mycenaeans Used Portable Grills at Their Picnics | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The ancient Mycenaeans inspired Homer's "Odyssey" and "Iliad," and perhaps Greek cooking, too. More than 3,000 years ago, they used portable grill pits and non-stick pans to make souvlaki and bread, new cooking experiments suggest.
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Neolithic mural may depict ancient eruption

Neolithic mural may depict ancient eruption | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Volcanic rock dating suggests the painting of a Çatalhöyük mural may have overlapped with an eruption in Turkey.
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Why was Tutankhamun mummified with an eternal erection? Study reveals religious reason

Why was Tutankhamun mummified with an eternal erection? Study reveals religious reason | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Researchers from the American University in Cairo believe the appendage was embalmed at a 90-degree angle to make the king look like Osiris, the god of the underworld.
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Book of Kells Now Free to View Online

Book of Kells Now Free to View Online | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
As part of the general celebration of St Patrick's Day at Trinity, we would like to announce that the Book of Kells in its entirety is now viewable in the Library’s new Digital Collections online r...
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How Roman fullers did not collect their urine

How Roman fullers did not collect their urine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The latest volume of the Journal of Roman Archaeology provides a long, and rather positive, review of the volume on Roman Toilets by Gemma Jansen, Ann-Olga Koloski Ostrow and Eric Moormann to which I have contributed a section on the economic...
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The Archaeology News Network: Tomb of ancient Egyptian beer brewer unearthed

The Archaeology News Network: Tomb of ancient Egyptian beer brewer unearthed | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Indus Civilization Collapsed Amid Illness and Injury - Archaeology Magazine

Indus Civilization Collapsed Amid Illness and Injury - Archaeology Magazine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Alexander the grape was just too much of a seasoned campaigner | The Times

A toxicologist and a classicist have deduced that the conqueror of the Persian Empire died after drinking wine seasoned with white hellebore
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The Other Pompeii: Life and Death in Herculaneum HD - YouTube

Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill presents a documentary following the scientific investigation that aims to lift the lid on what life was like in the small R...
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Understanding the Palace of Nestor Throne Room floor

Understanding the Palace of Nestor Throne Room floor | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A painted floor at the Palace of Nestor was a physical hybrid of cloth and stone and also drew a visitor's eyes and footsteps toward the throne

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Unique Neolithic child cemetery found in Egypt

Unique Neolithic child cemetery found in Egypt | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A unique burial ground containing the remains of dozens of children and infants has been uncovered in Egypt by a Polish team of archaeologists
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Giraffe Was on Menu in Pompeii Restaurants : DNews

Giraffe Was on Menu in Pompeii Restaurants : DNews | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Archaeologists find the butchered leg of a giraffe in waste pits near the site of a restaurant in the ancient Roman city buried by Mount Vesuvius. Continue reading →
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Ancient history is all Greek to children today, claims Michael Gove - Telegraph

Ancient history is all Greek to children today, claims Michael Gove - Telegraph | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Pupils have lost a sense of chronology that allows them to place key dates and civilisations in their historical context, the Education Secretary warned
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The Archaeology News Network: Diets of the middle and lower class in Pompeii revealed

The Archaeology News Network: Diets of the middle and lower class in Pompeii revealed | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Italy signs Pompeii protocol on UNESCO standards

The Archaeology News Network: Italy signs Pompeii protocol on UNESCO standards | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Security to be tightened at Egypt's archaeological sites - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Security to be tightened at Egypt's archaeological sites - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Classical scholars hope that digital technology will enable them to read ancient scrolls recovered from Herculaneum, which was buried in volcanic ash nearly 2,000 years ago.
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