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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, …

Johns Hopkins University

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 …

Osiris

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 …

British Museum

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: …

Getty Museum

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 …

Money

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) …

Alexander the Great

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

Prize amphora showing a chariot race

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by The British Museum
submitted on 23 February 2015

Chariot-racing was the only Olympic sport in which women could take part, as owners of teams of …

Inca ushnus: landscape, site and symbol in the Andes

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by The British Museum
submitted on 23 February 2015

For three years, a research team from the British Museum, the University of Reading, Royal …

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: …

Attila

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 …

Psyche

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Berlin

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 …

Villa of Mysteries

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by Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy
published on 04 April 2014

More free lessons at: …

Art History

The Babylonian mind

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by britishmuseum
published on 03 April 2014

Trace the legacy of Babylonian discoveries and ideas, including their mathematical system based on 60 …

British Museum

Rosetta Stone, 196 B.C.E

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by Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy
published on 04 April 2014

More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=OFXY9-pec1I
Rosetta …

Rosetta Stone

Perils of Empire & Teutoburg Forest

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by thecreativeassembly
published on 26 March 2014

Blending commentary from noted historians with footage created using the Total War: ROME II …

Rome

Mysteries of the Old Natchez Trace

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by Chickasaw.tv
published on 26 April 2014

Recent president of the Natchez Trace Parkway Association Tony Turnbow grew up near the cabin where …

Muskogean Tribes: Clan Systems Organized Life

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by Chickasaw.tv
published on 26 April 2014

Clan structure and the smaller house groups were organizing forces from the Mississippian period until …

Making 2,000-year-old bread

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by britishmuseum
published on 03 April 2014

In AD 79, a baker put his loaf of bread into the oven. Nearly 2,000 years later it was found during …

British Museum

Lion Gate, Mycenae, c. 1300-1250 B.C.E.

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by Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy
published on 04 April 2014

More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=tu5mKn3_h7Y
Lion …