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The million-year-old family? Human footprints found in Britain are oldest ever seen outside of Africa

The million-year-old family? Human footprints found in Britain are oldest ever seen outside of Africa | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Extraordinary new evidence of Britain's first human inhabitants has been discovered in Norfolk. Around 50 footprints, made by members by an early species of prehistoric humans almost a million years ago, have been revealed by coastal erosion near the village of Happisburgh, in Norfolk, 17 miles north-east of Norwich.
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Fifth of Neanderthals' genetic code lives on in modern humans

Fifth of Neanderthals' genetic code lives on in modern humans | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Traces are lasting legacy of sexual encounters between our direct ancestors and Neanderthals from 65,000 years ago
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I Caesar - Nero: The Power And The Madness

A look at one of the craziest, power hungry and paranoid leaders the world has ever seen... Aired on the BBC in 1997 and produced by Seventh Art Productions ...

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Keith Mielke's curator insight, January 31, 2014 11:59 PM

I never knew how insane the leader Nero of rome really was before watching this video. 

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Sappho: two previously unknown poems indubitably hers, says scholar

Sappho: two previously unknown poems indubitably hers, says scholar | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
University of Oxford papyrologist convinced poems preserved on ancient papyrus are by sixth-century lyricist of Lesbos
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DNA Clues to the Ancient Roman Practice of Infanticide - Archaeology Magazine

DNA Clues to the Ancient Roman Practice of Infanticide - Archaeology Magazine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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10 historical quotes we all get wrong - Telegraph

10 historical quotes we all get wrong  - Telegraph | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Houston, we have a problem – none of these famous ‘quotes’ are accurate
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Pompeii Trailer #2 2014 Movie - Official [HD] - YouTube

Pompeii Trailer 2014 Movie - Official 2013 trailer #2 in HD - set in 79 A.D., the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself i...
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‘The Parthenon Enigma,’ by Joan Breton Connelly

‘The Parthenon Enigma,’ by Joan Breton Connelly | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The Parthenon is our shrine to Western civilization, but what did it mean to those who made it?
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I love this interpretation. Seems to be the most logical - and ancient Greek.
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Publications (Getty Museum)

Publications (Getty Museum) | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Books in the fields of art, photography, archaeology, architecture, conservation, and the humanities for both general and specialized audiences.
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FREE pdf downloads of archaeology books!

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Crosby Garrett Helmet draws visitors

Crosby Garrett Helmet draws visitors | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A rare roman helmet attracts 1,700 visitors to Carlisle's Tullie House in the past week.
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Sold for 2.2 million pounds. Moving to British Museum.

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One careless Roman.. one Norfolk wonder find

One careless Roman.. one Norfolk wonder find | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A stunning exhibition beginning at Norwich Castle next weekend will throw fresh light on the most famous empire of antiquity. TREVOR HEATON reports.
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Hieroglyphs Shed New Light on Akhenaten’s Rule - Archaeology Magazine

Hieroglyphs Shed New Light on Akhenaten’s Rule - Archaeology Magazine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Seeing the Parthenon through ancient eyes | Video | PBS NewsHour | PBS

Seeing the Parthenon through ancient eyes | Video | PBS NewsHour | PBS | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Joan Breton Connelly, author of “The Parthenon Enigma,” examines the significance and meaning of an icon of ancient democracy.
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Kissing cousins

Kissing cousins | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
HOW Neanderthal are you? That question sounds vaguely insulting. But unless you are African, or of recent African ancestry, the answer is likely to be 1-3%. Though...
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Neanderthal-human sex bred light skins and infertility - life - 29 January 2014 - New Scientist

Neanderthal-human sex bred light skins and infertility - life - 29 January 2014 - New Scientist | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A handful of sexual encounters between humans and Neanderthals may have left people outside Africa with lighter skins, straight hair and some nasty
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Archaeologists Unearth What May Be Oldest Roman Temple

Archaeologists Unearth What May Be Oldest Roman Temple | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The excavation has been particularly challenging because the temple lies below the water table.
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Archaeology Beefcake

Archaeology Beefcake | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Riding dirty with the hottest REAL men of archaeology past and present
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Stone Age Europeans had dark skin and blue eyes: study

Stone Age Europeans had dark skin and blue eyes: study | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The DNA of an ancient man suggests Europeans may have had dark skin until the Neolithic era.
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La erupcion del Vesubio. La destrucción de Pompeya. - YouTube

24 de Agosta del año 79 d. C. El día de la destrucción de Pompeya a través de una cámara fija. Montaje educativo de cómo fueron las últimas horas de la ciuda...
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Animated interpretation of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. This was created for the exhibition 'A Day in Pompeii' at Melbourne Museum in 2009.

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Floods expose Roman ruins at Baiae - ANSA English - ANSA.it

Floods expose Roman ruins at Baiae - ANSA English - ANSA.it | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Floods expose Roman ruins at Baiae, Parts of decadent Naples Bay resort emerge, , English News, Ansa
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Carthaginians sacrificed own children, archaeologists say

Carthaginians sacrificed own children, archaeologists say | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Graves holding tiny cremated bones confirm accounts dismissed as Greek or Roman black propaganda, study shows
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INDEX

INDEX | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Discover the history of the First World War and updates from the BBC on the World War One Centenary season. Explore the untold stories of The Great War.
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