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The scientific origins of the Minotaur - Matt Kaplan

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by TED-Ed
published on 29 July 2015

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-scientific-origins-of-the-minotaur-matt-kaplan

The myth of the …

Scientific Research

Digital Archaeology: Digital Reconstruction

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by Muhammad Bin Naveed
published on 02 July 2015

Digital 3d Reconstruction of Badalpur Monastic Complex, Archaeological Site in Taxila, Pakistan …

The Oldest Complete Song from Ancient Greece - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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by Ancient History Encyclopedia
published on 08 June 2015

The Seikilos Stele contains the the oldest complete song and dates to c.100 BCE. This …

Amazing Drone Footage of Nubian Pyramids

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by National Geographic
published on 27 May 2015

Armed with a remotely operated mini­-helicopter, National Geographic engineer Alan Turchik gets a …

Drones

Total War History: Triplex Acies (Roman Military Tactics)

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by THFE Productions
published on 12 May 2015

The Triplex Acies was the triple battle line employed by roman legions. This formation was the key to …

Military History

Total War History: The Theodosian Walls

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by THFE Productions
published on 12 May 2015

Amongst the most formidable structures ever built by the Romans would be the massive triple layered …

Rome

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Naue II Mycenaean Bronze Sword Tests

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by ThegnThrand
published on 29 April 2015

Thrand and Eldgrim test the long awaited Naue II Bronze swords from master bronze weaponsmith and …

Iron Ore

Jerry Cooper | Everything You've Always Wanted to Know about Sex in Babylonia . . .

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by The Oriental Institute
published on 10 April 2015

Everything You've Always Wanted to Know about Sex in Babylonia . . .
Lecture by Jerry Cooper, …

Robert Ritner | A Game of Thrones and Coffins: The Death and Resurrection of Osiris

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by The Oriental Institute
published on 10 April 2015

A public lecture by Robert Ritner, professor of Egyptology at the Oriental Institute in …

The Greek Long Jump

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by The British Museum
published on 02 April 2015

The long jump was the only type of jumping contest in the ancient Olympics. It differed vitally …

The Mummification Process

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by Getty Museum
published on 02 April 2015

The ancient Egyptians developed a sophisticated method to preserve a dead body for the afterlife: …

Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity

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by The Oriental Institute
published on 02 April 2015

Money Matters: The Development of Money through the Ancient World. A four-part series that …

The Alexander Mosaic

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by Ancient History Encyclopedia
published on 02 April 2015

The Alexander Mosaic, dating from circa 100 BCE, depicts the Battle of Issus (333 BCE) …

Victorious athlete: The Vaison Daidoumenos

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by The British Museum
published on 23 February 2015

Winners in the ancient Olympics were allowed to set up statues of themselves at Olympia. If …

British Museum

Attila, the Scourge of God

The Creative Assembly has produced a short documentary on Attila the Hun to celebrate the launch of their latest historical computer game, Total War: …

Ancient Rome

Mummy Brains

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by thebrainscoop
published on 21 February 2015

Mummies: Images of the Afterlife will begin touring in September, 2015. Stay tuned to see them …

Mummies

Crash Course World History #9

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by CrashCourse
published on 18 February 2015

The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: In which John Green teaches you about the so-called Silk Road, a …

World History

Eros and Psyche: A Valentine’s Story | Mythology w/ Dael Kingsmill

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by Geek & Sundry Vlogs
published on 18 February 2015

Dael tries not to be cynical about Valentine’s Day this year, instead
telling the grand love …

Mythology

The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

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by CrashCourse
published on 18 February 2015

Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your …

World History

Midas and the Golden Touch | Mythology w/ Dael

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by Geek & Sundry Vlogs
published on 21 January 2015

Dael tells the story of King Midas and his foolish wish, featuring singing (again), donkey …

Mythology

The Story of Io: Mythology 101 with Dael Kingsmill

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by Geek & Sundry Vlogs
published on 21 January 2015

Dael tells the story of Io, featuring murderous lullabies, bad disguises, & an inability to …

Mythology

The Tragedy of Oedipus Rex | Mythology w/ Dael Kingsmill

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by Geek & Sundry Vlogs
published on 21 January 2015

Dael explains the highly disturbing story of a man who loved his mother a little too much. At …

Hermes: King of Thieves | Mythology w/ Dael Kingsmill

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by Geek & Sundry Vlogs
published on 21 January 2015

Dael tells the story of the birth of Hermes, rightly named as the god of
thieves, featuring …

Siege of Lachish in 3D (British Museum)

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by CyArk
published on 21 November 2014

CyArk partnered with the British Museum to document a large portion of the Assyrian Collection over a 3 day …

British Museum

The Ishtar Gate of Babylon at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin

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by Osama SM Amin
published on 20 August 2014

This gate was built at the northern side of the city of Babylon by the king Nebuchadnezzar II in 575 …

War and the Moche - Behind the scenes at the Horniman Museum

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by Horniman Museum and Gardens
published on 19 August 2014

Like the proverbial iceberg, there is much more to a museum and its collection than you …