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Lost Tribes of Israel

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Where Are the Ten Lost Tribes?
Follow the faint trail of the Lost Tribes into Africa, Afghanistan, Japan, even the Americas in this illustrated history. Decide for yourself if any of the various tribal groups that today lay claim to descent from the Lost Israelites may be on to something. (Grades 9-12)

Tudor Parfitt's Remarkable Journey
Learn about the Lemba's oral tradition, tribal members' claim to an ancient Jewish heritage, and the DNA analysis done on this tribe in this interview with anthropologist Tudor Parfitt. (Grades 9-12)

Mystery of Great Zimbabwe
In 1871, the German explorer Karl Mauch stumbled upon this medieval stone city. Learn about the many questions surrounding the largest architectural monument south of the Sahara. (Grades 9-12)

Build a Family Tree (Men Only) (Hot Science)
Analyze Y-chromosome data yourself to place men in their proper locations on a males-only family tree in this online activity. (Shockwave plug-in required.) (Grades 9-12)

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Lost Tribes of Israel
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