Drawings of Anglo-Saxons


Drawings of objects

What is Archaeology?

Archaeologists study how people lived in the past. This involves digging things up from the ground.

When an archaeologist digs up an object they know how old it is from where it was buried.

The deeper an object is buried the older that object usually is.

Look at the picture and answer these questions:

Click on the picture to see what these objects are called.

What is the youngest object?

What is the oldest object?

Can you list the objects in order of age from youngest to oldest?

Click on the questions to discover the answers

These are some of the tools archaeologists use:
  • spades
  • mattocks
  • trowels

Tools drawn by Jay age 10
Jay age 10

Trowel drawn by Grace age 8
Grace age 8