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Study materials

In this section you can find additional materials which can be used to supplement and diversify your teaching. We primarily compile additional materials here created by the Institute of History and Archaeology at the University of Tartu, which we supplement and update continuously as needed.

Kukruse videos

In the Kukruse videos, archaeologists, geneticists and linguists introduce research methods of their fields – how excavations are conducted, the study of human bones, what kind of chemical samples are extracted and what can be inferred from them, what kind of information ancient DNA can offer and how to study old languages. All of the methods are introduced through telling the story of the lord of Kukruse, excataved from a 13th-century cemetery – who was he, what did he eat, which language did he speak and even what colour was his hair?