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History Mystery 


Every History lesson, we start with a History mystery! The children look for clues on the picture to think about what it is, what is it made of and when it is from.

Have a go for yourself to see if you can solve some of our History Mysteries. The answers are below the pictures.


  1. This object was found in a place called Star Carr in Yorkshire 9,000 years ago. Star Carr is a Mesolithic archaeological site and this is a deer antler headdress. 
  2. This is a Mesolithic (Middle Stone Age) wordworking tool called an adze from before 500BC. It is made from bone.
  3. Palaeolithic cave art. The earliest known cave painting of an animal, believed to be at least 45,500 years old. This was discovered in 1940 when some teenagers followed a dog into the cave.
  4. This is a wooden plough from the Neolithic period. It was used for farming.
  5. These are stone gaming dice, discovered at Skara Brae.
  6. Stonehenge was built over 5000 years ago.
  7. A bronze age chisel (a long-bladed hand tool with a cutting edge).
  8. This is part of a skeleton found at Maiden Castle.