Visit this Carnegie Museum of Natural History exhibition on ancient Egypt and pick from several categories including “Daily Life,” “Gods and Religion,” and “Funerary Customs” to tour the virtual gallery of artifacts, maps, and general information.
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology
Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials
A resource into the field of archeological science, or archaeometry, which “helps scholars reconstruct the history of the objects and the people who made them” through dating of ancient objects and analysis through cultural and archaeological perspectives.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology
Ethnomusicology Online is a full text online scholarly resource on ethnomusicology. The articles are peer-reviewed and include graphics, audio, or video. They include reviews of audio, video or multimedia titles. The page also includes enhanced Ph.D. dissertations that have graphics, audio, and video. The scope of Ethnomusicology includes any …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music
Mundo Amazonico (Amazon World)
An open access serial publication of the Instituto Amaz??nico de Investigaciones IMANI of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Amazonia. It accepts original contributions in Spanish, Portuguese or English with an emphasis on Panamazonia.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History; Regional & Country Information–South America–South American Social Life & Customs; Social Sciences–Anthropology
Mesoweb: An Exploration of Mesoamerican Cultures
Links and articles devoted to ancient Mesoamerica and its cultures: the Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacano, Zapotec, Mixtec, Toltec, Aztec and others. “We reserve the word Mayan for the language and the word Maya for the people and their culture, ancient and modern.” Hosts the Pre-Columbian Art Research Institute. Also has some information about Peru, an en …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology
NativeTech – Native American Technology and Art
“NativeTech is an educational web site that covers topics of Native American technology and emphasizes the Eastern Woodlands region. The web site is organized into categories of Beadwork, Birds & Feathers, Clay & Pottery, Leather & Clothes, Metalwork, Plants & Trees, Porcupine Quills, Stonework & Tools, and Weaving & Cordage. I provide simple instr …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology
Peopling North America: Population Movements & Migration
This site is “An historical overview of migratory movements, this tutorial focuses on diasporas to and within Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean from Europe, Asia, and Africa.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History
Ancient Egypt: the Mythology
“Ancient Egypt: the Mythology is a web site dedicated to supplying information about the religious beliefs of ancient Egypt.” The site also provides information on the land and culture of ancient Egypt, a chronology of its history, FAQs section, links, as well as detailed information on Egypt’s deities.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology
Internet African History Sourcebook
Covering many aspects of African history from human origins until modern times. It links to both pages within and outside of the site. Sources are organized by various different subject areas, countries, and eras.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources
Information about ancient Egypt including mythology, mummification, kings (with biographies), and art. Also includes an annotated guide to Egyptology sites and interactive “Clickable Mummy” and “Clickable Coffin” exhibits.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History
KACIKE: Journal of Caribbean Amerindian History and Anthropology
“The main purpose of this serial is to gather in one primary forum, ungoing research and writing on Caribbean Amerindians. It features an historical dimension to the study of Caribbean Amerindian society and culture, extending before 1492 and after. Looking through the challenging and complex lens of the Caribbean Amerindian presence, its aim is to …
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Caribbean History
Anthropology & Health Journal
Provides peer-reviewed “original articles, research and theory in the field of biocultural medical anthropology and cultural health.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Social Sciences–Anthropology
Roller Coaster Simulation
Design the roller coaster of your dreams! Will your riders make it safely through your hills, loops and curves or will they fly off the track? A fun way to learn about physics.
Subject: Math And Science–Physics & Chemistry; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Games & Quizzes–Computer Games
Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources
This site is dedicated to providing information, news, articles, videos, and resources for those concerned about, and for, indigenous peoples around the world.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race
Migrations in History
“The Smithsonian’s multidisciplinary archives show how war, blight, greed, totalitarianism, curiosity, faith and optimism have mobilized people to leave home for parts unknown. Read about how migrations produce distinctive religions and cultures, such as Rastafarianism and Mormonism. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian traces m …
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology
Omertaa: Journal for Applied Anthropology
Published by Expeditions, Research in Applied Anthropology, a research firm, this “international peer reviewed journal, with an academic board, publishing on issues which belong to the broader field of Applied Anthropology and related issues.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology
The Genealogy Guide
Find out how to trace your genealogy and make a family tree! Those with ancestors from England, Ireland, Scotland, or Wales will find this site especially interesting and helpful.
Subject: Our World–History & People
The Mayan Epigraphic Database Project
The Mayan Epigraphic Database Project (MED) is an experiment in networked scholarship with the purpose of enhancing Classic Mayan epigraphic research. At present, MED consists of a relational database of glyphs (“gnumbers”), images, phonetic values (“pvalues”), and semantic values (“svalues”) according to the consensus among various American Mayani …
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology
Center for Nonverbal Studies
An organization dedicated to the study of all forms of non-spoken communication. Includes thorough explanation of the various forms of non-verbal communication.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Science & Technology–Communications; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Psychology
Worlds Intertwined: Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans
Virtual gallery from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Covers many aspects of ancient Roman life, including religion, trade and industry, domestic life, and death and burial.
Subject: Prehistoric Europe; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Religion; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Social Life & Customs; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Arts; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–History–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Material Traditions