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The Archaeology News Network: Analysis of human bones shows Aztecs practiced ritual cannibalism

The Archaeology News Network: Analysis of human bones shows Aztecs practiced ritual cannibalism | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists may have found remains of Alfred the Great

Archaeologists may have found remains of Alfred the Great | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Section of human pelvis has been carbon-dated within lifetimes of Alfred the Great and son Edward the Elder
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Ancient European genomes reveal jumbled ancestry

Ancient European genomes reveal jumbled ancestry | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Mysterious peoples from the north and Middle Easterners joined prehistoric locals.
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Star-aligned temples hint at Pompeii's religious mix - life - 15 January 2014 - New Scientist

Star-aligned temples hint at Pompeii's religious mix - life - 15 January 2014 - New Scientist | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Temples in the ill-fated Roman port seem to be aligned with stars important in Greek and Egyptian mythology, suggesting Pompeii was a cultural melting pot
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Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers - Telegraph

Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers - Telegraph | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The glaciers of the Italian Alps are slowly melting to reveal horrors from the Great War, preserved for nearly a century
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Giza 3D - Dassault Systèmes

discover the giza plateau reconstructed thanks to the many information collected by giza archives project, in an immersive 3d experience created by dassault systèmes
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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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Herodotus Timemap

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Geospatial mapping of Herodotus's 'The Histories'. You need Google Earth to operate it.
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Digital Augustan Rome, Map

Our enterprise aimed to create a visual synopsis of what is known about the city of Rome c.A.D. 14 – a pivotal phase of Rome’s transformation into an imperial capital – and to justify our renderings in written form.
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Penn Museum - Giant Sarcophagus Leads Penn Museum Team in Egypt To the Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh

Penn Museum - Giant Sarcophagus Leads Penn Museum Team in Egypt To the Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA 19104
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The Dirty World of Ancient Graffiti

The Dirty World of Ancient Graffiti | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
From sexual suggestions to philosophical musings, there is no telling what wisdom you might uncover from ancient graffiti.
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London skulls reveal gruesome evidence of Roman head hunters

London skulls reveal gruesome evidence of Roman head hunters | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Improved forensic techniques have shed new light on 39 skulls excavated near Museum of London in 1988
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Historian at the Movies: Golden Globe-winning 12 Years a Slave reviewed | History Extra

Historian at the Movies: Golden Globe-winning 12 Years a Slave reviewed | History Extra | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
- Q: Did you enjoy the film? A: The subject matter made 12 Years a Slave a very uncomfortable film to watch, although some of the actors gave astonishing performances.
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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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