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Archaeologists find the Memories for Everyone

I asked my seven year old daughter why archaeology is important…..I liked her answer a lot
What is archaeology

Archaeology is important because when archaeologists find something, they can see how things used to be in another time.
Like a memory.
Old people can remember when something was invented. Like a pen. Old people remember using a feather and ink!
When the old people don’t have memories for the things people invented in other times, archaeologists find them.
Archaeologists find the memories for everybody.

Aoife, age 7.

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2 Responses to Archaeologists find the Memories for Everyone

  1. Ali Isaac February 1, 2015 at 9:52 am #

    Out of the mouths of babes! Wonderful!

  2. Swav February 1, 2015 at 11:22 am #

    Great statement… Writing by feather and ink is not the easiest way but gives you plenty of joy and fun as well 🙂 I did some tests a few weeks ago as part of Exchange Letters initiative and I highly recommend this way of writing… http://wp.me/p4mUeK-ey

    https://byswav.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/feather-and-ink-exchange-letters-initiative-by-swav-slawomir-krawczyk.jpg

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