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Archaeology

by Maisie Jewkes
published on 15 July 2013
Archaeology on a small scale. Uncovering and recording pottery in the field.
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The Lindow Man

by © Trustees of the British Museum - Republished under the British Museum Standard Terms of Use for non-profit educational purposes.
published on 10 July 2013
The Lindow Man, dated to between 2 BCE and 119 CE and found in a peat bog in Chesire, England in 1984. Now on display in the British Museum.
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Section of the Sweet Track

by © Trustees of the British Museum - Republished under the British Museum Standard Terms of Use for non-profit educational purposes.
published on 02 April 2013
Section of the "Sweet Track" walkway now in the British Museum. From England - 3807/3806 BCE
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Archaeology

by Maisie Jewkes
published on 15 July 2013
Archaeology is a wide subject and definitions can vary, but broadly, it is the study of the culture and history of past peoples and their societies by uncovering and studying their material remains, i.e. tools, ruins, and pottery. Archaeology and history are different subjects but have things in common and constantly work with each other. While historians... [continue reading]
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The Sweet Track

by Maisie Jewkes
published on 04 April 2013
The Sweet Track is a Neolithic timber walkway, located in the Somerset Levels, England. It was originally part of a network of tracks built to provide a dry path across the marshy ground. The Sweet Track ran between what was then an island at Westhay to a ridge of high ground, close to the River Bruce. The remains of mounds have also been found... [continue reading]
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Lindow Man

by Maisie Jewkes
published on 22 July 2013
The Lindow Man (officially Lindow III) is the top half of a male body, found preserved in a peat bog in Cheshire, England. The peat bogs at Lindow Moss date back to the last ice age and were formed by holes of melting ice; they are now a tenth of their original size. Bogs often lead to the preservation of organic materials, particularly human remains... [continue reading]
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