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Old Maps Online. Learn History Facts. Lincoln photos, maps, books, memories - Francis Frith. The core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Historypin. Great, you've started a collection - now it needs some pins.

Historypin

Great, you've created a tour - now it needs some pins. You can choose from exisiting pins on Historypin. When you see a pin you like, click the repin button: To find pins, browse Historypin or choose them from your own profile. If you want to upload brand new pins, go for it. Once you've gathered all your pins, click "edit tour" to re-arrange the order they appear in. Sorry, this collection doesn't have any pins yet. Sorry, this tour doesn't have any pins yet.

Oh dear, this collection doesn't have any pins yet. If you've got relevant photos, videos or sound recordings to hand, you can pin them to this collection. If you don't, you can explore other people's pins and hit the re-pin icon when you find one you want to add. Nothing here quite yet ... World History Timeline World history timeline map, showing the world in 3500 BC. Timeline of History.

British Library - Sounds. Britain from Above.

Iron Age

Battle of Britain. First World War. Virtual Romans. Online tours. Africa Two million years of African history and art through the British Museum collection.

Online tours

Virtual Heritage - Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret. Virtual Heritage presents "Hadrian's Wall.

Virtual Heritage - Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret

Brunton Turret", second Virtual 3D Tour over the most interesting places along the Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret (also known as Turret 26B) is one of the best preserved turrets on the line of Hadrian's Wall. It is located east from Roman Cilurnum fort in Chesters, and west from the Onnum fort in Haltonchesters. It was built by soldiers from the ninth cohort of the Twentieth Victorious Valerian Legion (legio XX Valeria Victrix) in 123 AD. "Brunton Turret" app is powered by Unreal Engine technology and is an awesome new way to experience Hadrian's Wall, one of the wonders of the ancient world. Hadrian's Wall is the most important monument built by Roman army in Britain and was the most heavily fortified border in the Roman Empire. Every roman mile the legions built a small fortlet called a "milecastle". Rome Reborn 2.2: A Tour of Ancient Rome in 320 CE. Ancient Greece - Acropolis - Build a Temple - The British Museum.

10x10 · 100 Words and Pictures that Define the Time · by Jonathan Harris. History - Virtual tours. Pudding Lane Productions, Crytek Off The Map. Primary History - Vikings. History - Archaeology History in depth: Ages of Treasure Timeline. Bronze Age - Early people. Tollund Man. By Susan K.

Tollund Man

Lewis Posted 02.07.06 NOVA He has become the face of Iron Age Europe. The Museum of The Stone Age, about stone age tools, The Stone Age, lithic technology, stoneage tools, indian artifacts, palaeolithic flint tools, mesolithic flint tools, neolithic flint tools. Course: Interactive History. The Stone Age Archeological prehistory,is commonly divided chronologically into distinct periods, based on the development of tools from stone to bronze and iron, as well as changes in culture and climate that can be determined from the archeological record; but the boundaries of these periods are uncertain, and the changes between them gradual.

Course: Interactive History

The earliest inhabitants of Britain for whom there is compelling evidence are bands of hunters living in Southern and Western England during the Hoxnian interglacial (about 380,000 to 400,000 BC). (Some very recent excavations of stone tools on the East Anglian coastline suggest human presence as early as 700,000 years ago). However, as temperatures again dropped, Britain was abandoned. Although there are signs of human habitation during later interglacials, it was not until roughly 14,000 years ago that occupation became permanent. The Bronze Age. The Spanish Armada. Publication date: 9th December 2010 by Jon Nichol Spanish Armada Beacon This is a highly interactive and stimulating simulation for years 3 and 4, and a very effective way of involving children in a range of issues.

The Spanish Armada

The only place in the UK where you can ride in a Lancaster Bomber - Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. History & Heritage. Stone Age teaching resources from the UK’s museums. © Creswell Crags Stone Age teaching resources from the UK’s museumsA virtual Stone Age We love Virtually The Ice Age, the online learning resource from Creswell Crags (see photo above), where pupils can discover more about the Stone Age, including: Stone Age people, archaeology and excavation techniques, and the natural world.

Stone Age teaching resources from the UK’s museums

The Stone Age for KS1 and KS2 children. Neolithic farmers - Early people. BBC History - BBC History. BBC Schools - World War One. Cultural Institute. Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain. Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain.

Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain

Collection search. Registration numbers The most common type of Museum number begins with the year of acquisition.

Collection search

The database standardises these numbers in the form, for example: 1887,0708.2427 (year: comma: block of four numbers - usually representing a month and day: full-stop and final number). The final number can be of any length and may be followed by another full-stop and a sub-number. In some cases the same number is shared by two or more objects across departments. In some of these cases a prefix has been added before a number (e.g. Creswell Crags Museum and Visitor Centre - Inspiring and educational guided cave tours. The largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found. Sutton Hoo. On a small hill above the river Deben in Suffolk is a strange-looking field, covered with grassy mounds of different sizes. For several hundred years what lay under them was a mystery.

Then in 1938, an archaeologist called Basil Brown started digging under mounds 2, 3 and 4, where he found a few, mostly broken, Anglo-Saxon objects which had been buried alongside their owner's bodies. Sadly, grave robbers had taken most of what was there. WIth a little more hope he started on the biggest mound, Mound 1. He did not know that the treasures under Mound 1 would turn out to be the most amazing set of Anglo-Saxon objects ever found.

Resources for teachers Using this tour as a starting point for enquiries: Download Sutton Hoo teachers' notes (30 Kb) Download a student activity sheet (49 Kb) Print and do activities Download an Anglo-Saxon recipe for chicken stew (121 Kb) From Mound 1, Sutton Hoo, Suffolk Anglo-Saxon Height: 31.8 cm Width: 21.5 cm Gift of Mrs E.M. Sutton Hoo. Fun for all the family, all year round A family using a tracker pack available from visitor reception There is something for all ages at Sutton Hoo, explore the estate with a seasonal trail, take a tour around the burial mounds with one of our family friendly guides, make your own Sutton Hoo helmet or shield with 'Get Crafty' and dress up as an Anglo-Saxon in our award winning exhibition hall.

Sutton Hoo

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