Local History Mystery: Iron Age Skeleton

This Local History Mystery has been created by our Schools Manager Helen Sinnamon as a learning resource and can be used by schools and homeschooling parents, or anyone with an interest in history.

The film is suitable for children studying Key Stage 2 History, focusing on the changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. In particular the subject of Iron Age hill forts: tribal kingdoms, farming, art and culture.

The film closely examines the evidence of the (approximately) 2500 year old skeleton excavated from Danebury Hill Fort, now on display at the Museum of the Iron Age in Andover.

Can you solve the Local History Mystery?

How might this person have died and why have they been buried this way?

Why is this Iron Age skeleton different from the others?

Look out for the next Local History Mystery coming soon!

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