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Ancient underground palace unearthed

Ancient underground palace unearthed | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
IT’S a medieval city dating back to the 12th century that was once a bustling hive of activity, and was home to an ancient hill fort and military outpost.
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Mentions new technologies in archaeology

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Climate change and drought in ancient times

Climate change and drought in ancient times | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
The influence of climate on agriculture is believed to be a key factor in the rise and fall of societies in the Ancient Near East. Dr. Simone Riehl of Tübingen University’s Institute for Archaeological Science and the Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment has headed an investigation into archaeological finds of grain in order to find out what influence climate had on agriculture in early farming societies.
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Mummy Mystery: Multiple Tombs Hidden in Egypt's Valley of Kings

Mummy Mystery: Multiple Tombs Hidden in Egypt's Valley of Kings | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
The hidden bonanza in Egypt may include several small tombs, with the possibility of a big-time tomb holding a royal individual, say archaeologists who have examined the site with ground-penetrating radar and excavations.
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AGNSW statue 'stolen from temple'

AGNSW statue 'stolen from temple' | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
POLICE in India have confirmed a 1000-year-old statue on display at the Art Gallery of NSW was stolen from a temple in southern India, most likely in 2002, increasing the likelihood that a slew of antiquities in Australia's pre-eminent art...
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Relevant for DS1 WRT artefacts & UNESCO world heritage. Also related to DS3 India.

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Ancient Egyptian Fortress Yields New Finds

Ancient Egyptian Fortress Yields New Finds | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it

"Since 2011, a team of achaeologists have been uncovering some tantalizing new finds at the remains of a fourteenth century B.C. Egyptian fortress gate complex at the coastal city of Jaffa in Israel"

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Good explanation of using evidence to form a theory/hypothesis/interpretation

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Archaeologists Excavate Ancient Roman Harbor Area

Archaeologists Excavate Ancient Roman Harbor Area | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
Popular Archaeology Online archaeology magazine.
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Mysteries of Angkor

Mysteries of Angkor | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
Did you know that around 800 years ago the world's biggest city was in Cambodia? From the 10th century, Angkor was the...
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Declassified Spy Photos Show Ancient Roman Walls In Romania - Huffington Post

Declassified Spy Photos Show Ancient Roman Walls In Romania - Huffington Post | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
Declassified Spy Photos Show Ancient Roman Walls In Romania Huffington Post "I knew that the landscape in that region had undergone significant development during the communist regime and this development could have wiped out some archaeological...
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Interactive Digs website - Archaeological Institute of America

Interactive Digs website - Archaeological Institute of America | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
Follow online as ancient civilizations are unearthed. Archaeological Institute of America brings the excavations to you! Get full access to frequently updated field notes, Q&A with archaeologists, video, student journals, and more!
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Trim Archaeology: 3D Laser Scanning of Human Remains - YouTube

NB Please note this film contains footage of human skeletal remains from an archaeological context. Part of the ongoing research at the Black Friary site inv...
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Lost pyramids spotted from space

Lost pyramids spotted from space | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
Seventeen lost pyramids are among buildings identified from new infra-red images in a satellite survey of Egypt.
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Egypt's lost pyramids: Spied from space by satellite, 17 tombs buried by sands of time: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1390667/Seventeen-lost-pyramids-thousands-buried-Egyptian-settlements-pinpointed-infrared-satellite-images.html

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Keeping the past in the future with breakthrough 3D mapping technology

Keeping the past in the future with breakthrough 3D mapping technology | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
Today marks the start of National Heritage Week – a time to celebrate Australia’s unique and fascinating heritage. We are kicking off the festivities by presenting new 3D data from Fort Lytton, one...

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Past - Present - Future...History and Geography working together!

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Geography meets History...past, present, future!

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Interesting form of mapping the ancient world

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Laser technology reveals mysterious new features at Angkor

Laser technology reveals mysterious new features at Angkor | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it

"...Scientists are now discovering that the same principle applies to ancient cities that have been shrouded for centuries beneath jungle canopies. And Angkor, the famous capital of southeast Asia's largest ancient empire and thought by many to have already long revealed its secrets, is apparently no exception"

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7 Hist - new technologies in archaeology

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Ill-fated warrior needs some rest

Ill-fated warrior needs some rest | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
Although it's been eight long years since he was exhumed from beside a bus shelter on the northern beaches, ''Narrabeen man'' has yet to find a final resting place.
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Year 7 History - Narrabeen Man investigation

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Australian archaeologists seek to solve mystery of the lost city of Zagora

Australian archaeologists seek to solve mystery of the lost city of Zagora | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
BEFORE the first ancient Olympics, as Homer was writing his Iliad, there was a bustling early Iron Age city in Greece. And then it all but disappeared.
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Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation | The Griffith Institute

Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation | The Griffith Institute | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation is the definitive archaeological record for Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon's discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun.
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Egypt wasn't built in a day, but it did rise quickly | Numbers | Science News

Egypt wasn't built in a day, but it did rise quickly | Numbers | Science News | Year 7 History + 11AHIS | Scoop.it
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New timeline of ancient civilization's earliest days finds little time between earliest villages and dominant centralized state

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