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Ancient Pompeii

Easter Island

Stonehenge

Ice man

Tollund, Bog People


Cave Art/ Lascaux Caves

The Ice Maiden

Ancient Pyramids

Newgrange
Megalithic
Passage Tomb



Ancient Pompeii 

 

 

 



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http://www.centuryone.org
/images/pompeii.jpg


Destruction of Pompeii, 79 A.D. - Provides an up close look at the destruction of the city of Pompeii. From here you can read about an eyewitness account provided by Pliny, a Roman poet.
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/pompeii.htm

An Unguided Tour of Pompeii - Includes an interactive map.
http://ezone.org/ez/e2/articles/frankel/tour1.html

Unraveling Ancient Mysteries: Pompeii - from Harcourt School Publishers.
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/pompeii/

Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii
http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=0CDD5E67-F33B-4D5B-9E5F-0288BA0EB1B3
(login: easternmiddle, password: research)

The Pompeii Forum Project: Images - A wonderful collection of images.
http://cti.itc.virginia.edu/~jjd5t/cww/1997/table1.html

Pompeii Images
http://www.utexas.edu/courses/italianarch/pompeii.html

  

Easter Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Image copyright from
http://astro.uchicago.edu/
cara/southpole.edu/jan
2000/00.01.24/easter
.island.jpg

Easter Island - The story of Eastern Island and controversies. A great resource.
http://www.mysteriousplaces.com/Easter_Island/index.html

Easter Island Home Page -
http://www.netaxs.com/~trance/rapanui.html


Secrets of Lost Empires: Easter Island - A special program from NOVA.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/easter/

Map of the Easter Island
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/islands_oceans_poles/
easterisland.jpg

The Mystery of Easter Island
http://library.thinkquest.org/08aug/01188/Jacob.html

Easter Island Moai Coloring Page
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/artists/easterisland/coloring/moai.shtml

 

Stonehenge
 

 

 

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indiana.edu/
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stonehenge.jpg

Earth Mysteries: Stonehenge
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/stonehenge.html

Stonehenge - The Healing Stones
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/programmes/stonehenge/

Secrets of the Lost Empire - Stonehenge
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/stonehenge/


Stone Circle suggests Stonehenge Part of Burial Complex
http://www.bozkurtihsan.co.uk/2009/WORLD/europe/10/07/stonehenge.discovery/index.html

Stonehenge Settlement Found:  Builders' Homes, "Cult Houses"
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/01/070130-stonehenge.html

Stonehenge - Mysteries of History - U.S. News Online
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/doubleissue/mysteries/stonehenge.htm

'Second Stonehenge' discovered near original
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2009/oct/06/second-stonehenge-discovered

Archaeologists marvel over mini-Stonehenge
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33154460/ns/technology_and_science-science/?GT1=43001#storyContinued

Tollund, Bog People

 

 

 


Image copyright from
http://www.exn.ca/mummies
/BogMummies.cfm

The Bog Page
http://www.jamesmdeem.com/bogpage.htm

Bodies of the Bogs -
http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/bog/

Clothing and Styles of the Bog People
http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/bog/clothing1.html

Bog Mummies
http://www.mummytombs.com/main.bog.htm

Tollund Man
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/tolland-man.html

Tollund Man
http://www.tollundman.dk/

Cave Art/Lascaux Caves

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http://www.comic-art.com/history/history0.htm

The Cave of Lascaux 
Offers an insiders view of what thecave paintings looked like. Click on "Learn" to see pictures of the cave and to learn what they mean.
http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/lascaux/en/index4.htm

The paleolithic painted cave of Lascaux
http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/lessonplans/theme/caves02.ht

Location of Lascaux - A map w/ the location of Lascaux
http://www.mazzaroth.com/ChapterOne/LascauxCave.htm

The Lascaux Caves
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/france/lascaux-caves.htm

The Cave of Lascaux
http://www.memo.fr/en/article.aspx?ID=PRE_PAL_009

The Ice Maiden

 

 

 

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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/
icemummies/unquiet.html

Juanita the Ice Maiden
http://www.smgf.org/pages/juanita_ice_maiden.jspx

The Secrets of the Incas  -- Go on a virtual expedition to discover the ice
maiden and find out her age, health and cause of death through a virtual autopsy.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/andes/

Incan Mummies
http://library.thinkquest.org/J003409/inca.htm

Ice Mummies of the World
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/peru/mummies/high1.html 

Ancient Pyramids
 

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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/
pyramid/explore/age.html


Nova Online/Pyramid Story

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/

More from Nova
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/khufuasclo.html
 
The Egyptian Pyramids
http://www.egypt-tehuti.org/pyramids.html

Pyramids and Temples Menu
http://www.eyelid.co.uk/pyr-temp.htm

Newgrange Megalitic
Passage Tomb

Sacred Places:  Newgrange, Ireland
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/newgrange.html

New Grange
http://www.nd.edu/~ikuijt/Ireland/Sites/jstahl/detail.htm

Pictures of New Grange
http://www.nd.edu/~ikuijt/Ireland/Sites/jstahl/pictures.htm

Newgrange Megalithic Passage Tomb - Ireland

http://www.knowth.com/newgrange.htm

Ireland: Light, Body and Soul - Newgrange
http://www.lightbodysoul.com/newgrange/newgrange.html

The Archaeology of Ancient Ireland
http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/english/micsun/
IrishResources/archaeol.htm


Pictures of Newgrange - Ireland
http://www.bamjam.net/Ireland/Newgr.html

Petroglyph Gallery - ancient art from Newgran...
http://www.onlymp.com/gallery/petro/ireland/newgrange/

The Newgrange Passage Tomb
http://www.windows2universe.org/the_universe/uts/newgrange.html

The Ice Man
 

Image copyright rom
http://www.headland
archaeology.com
/Projects/pre_ice_man.html

The Iceman's Last Meal
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/icemummies/iceman.html

The Iceman of 3000 B.C.
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/iceman.htm

Ice Mummies: Return of the Iceman
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/transcripts/2518iceman.html

The Iceman Reconsidered
http://students.washington.edu/mastyles/eng198spring06/iceman_reconsidered.pdf

The Iceman
http://www1.american.edu/ted/iceman.htm


The Man in the Ice  -  See what was found with the ice man.
http://www.cruithni.org.uk/feature/iceman.html

Mummies of the World
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/peru/mummies/

Did "Iceman" Of Alps Die as Human Sacrifice?
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2002/01/0115_020115iceman.html

Who Was the Iceman?
http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=1C19751D-33F8-4162-A5AE-E5269945BA96
(login: easternmiddle, password: research)


Living the Life of Otzi
http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=C92B973B-2369-4711-9089-4E31F59EE7DD
(login: easternmiddle, password: research)



 

 

Last updated on 13 Oct. 2011.

 



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