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A Brief History of World War One

World War One began on June 28, 1914 when the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated. A Serbian terrorist group called The Black Hand were behind the assassination, though that was simply the catalyst; tensions had been growing over differences over foreign policy. Eight million soldiers died in World War One


Great Archaeological Discoveries

The Baby Disposal A small group of archaeologists led by Ross Voss were exploring the sewers beneath a Roman bathhouse in Ashkelon, Israel when they made a gruesome discovery- an abundance of baby bones. It appears that it was used as a mass grave site but it is not confirmed how or


The Tools of an Archaeologist

Archaeologists use many different tools in order to perform their digs! Here you will find some information about those tools. Excavating Tools A pickax or mattock is useful for loosening hard compressed soil and earth. Shovels and spades allow archaeologists to remove large portions of debris. Other items that are used in