Gold ear-ring: plain ring with a hook at one end and a loop at the other; on it are five pendants: a plain gold bead, a pearl on a pendant rod, a cross within a wheel, a green glass bead on a rod, and a double ring of beads.
n our study of Ancient Rome this week, Josh and Megan really enjoyed learning how to build a model of a Roman road. Brianna was in charge of the salt dough map, so I let Josh and Megan do the road model themselves. To build a road, first the Ancie
Passageway, Skara Brae, Orkney Islands. Skara Brae is a stone-built Neolithic settlement consisting of eight clustered houses, and was occupied from roughly 3180 BEC - 2500 BCE. Older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, it has been called the "Scottish Pompeii" because of its excellent preservation.
The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...