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CLIP 5265

Building a Celtic house

Building a Celtic house

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Key Info
  • Building a Celtic house
  • Duration: 02:02
  • An introduction from the Butser Ancient Farm site in Hampshiret to the techniques and materials that were used to construct a Celtic house. Archeological evidence is drawn from remaining postholes. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    The Celts

  • Keywords: evidence, Celts, Butser Ancient Farm, homes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, postholes, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • How the Celts lived. Literacy: A good example of how instructions are used. It is clear and easy to follow and could be used in a cross curricular introduction to the genre. How to reconstruct the past from archaeological evidence.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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