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The Ancient World At Play
The Ancient World At Play
Many people today couldn’t imagine what they’d do for entertainment if someone took away their smartphone, computer, TV, and vide ogames. But it is possible to have fun without these things – we just need to remember what our ancestors used to do! If you think about it, several forms of entertainment have been passed down through generations. While we may not be heading out to watch a gladiator battle anytime soon, we do still love to have parties, play and watch sports, and we go to the theater, opera, concerts, and zoos...

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Wandjina rock art on the Barnett River, Mount Elizabeth Station. (Graeme Churchard /CC BY 2.0)
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Mother and daughter reading together. (Prostock-studio /Adobe Stock)
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