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A Hoard of 16th and 17th Century Children's Toys

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history )

- 1461 days ago -
A charming stash of the everyday playthings of sixteenth or seventeenth century children, the hoard throws a rare spotlight on the material culture of children in the archaeological record.

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Teresa W (789)
Monday February 18, 2013, 8:40 am

Caroline S (79)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 3:43 am
Wow, thank you for the article, I love it. Fascinating archaelogical find.

Sarah G (109)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 3:46 am
Thanks; this is fascinating!

Wednesday February 20, 2013, 4:40 am
noted with thanks

Lindsay K (6)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 11:41 am
Interesting - thanks

LMj Recovering Sunshine (144)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 2:50 pm
Amazing find, thank you for sharing!

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 4:26 pm
Interesting. Thanks

june t (66)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 11:32 pm
wow, I loved this article! I've never come across an article about children's toys in history before. Fascinating!

Roberta Z (16)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 6:00 am
Very interesting. Thank goodness toys are much nicer and safer now. Getting hit with a ball from back then would have been the equivalent of being hit with a rock.
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