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Life in Ancient Egypt

Life in Ancient Egypt

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

Archaeology Magazine

Archaeology Magazine

An official publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, this online version has selected articles from the print magazine as well as special online features, archives of recent issues (arranged by date), and links to other archaeology sites.
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity

A catalog of “magical” artifacts from the collections of the University of Michigan collected “in the Mediterranean basin and the Near East from the 1st to the 7th centuries A.D.” These items were believed by their cultures of origin to possess supernatural power when employed in ritual use or daily life.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Occultism; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Incantations And Magic; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

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

Archaeology Data Service

Archaeology Data Service

“The aim of the Archaeology Data Service (ADS) is to collect, describe, catalogue, preserve, and provide user support for digital resources that are created as a product of archaeological research. The ADS also has a responsibility for promoting standards and guidelines for best practice in the creation, description, preservation and use of spatial …
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Mesoweb: An Exploration of Mesoamerican Cultures

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

Online Resources for Canadian Heritage

Online Resources for Canadian Heritage

Contains educational Internet resources about Canadian heritage. Covers the fields of archaeology, ethnology, history (including military history and postal history), and folk culture.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

NativeTech – Native American Technology and Art

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

Ancient Britain

Ancient Britain

Map and descriptions of prehistoric sacred sites around Britain. Features such highlights as Avebury (site of King Arthur) and Stonehenge as well as many lesser known sites. You can click on the area of the map you are interested in or go to the sites by name. Site information is extensive and inludes historic information as well as a photo.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Prehistoric Europe; Social Sciences–Archaeology

The Oriental Institute of the Unviersity of Chicago: Who Was Who Among the Royal Mummies

The Oriental Institute of the Unviersity of Chicago: Who Was Who Among the Royal Mummies

Through the presentation of x-rays of the skulls of royal mummies in the Cairo Museum, this article by noted Egyptologist Edward Wente suggests that the traditional identification of several of the Eighteenth Dynasty mummies may be incorrect.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau

Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau

Environmental history; summary of a vast body of research from multiple disciplines in an easily accessible format.
Subject: Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Reference–Geography; Regional & Country Information–North Americ–United States–Mountain States (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Mountain States (Western); Social Sciences–Archaeology; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Online course supplement for students and teachers of the ancient and medieval worlds, featuring its own essays and primary texts. Covers eight areas of interest: “The Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, Early Islam and Medieval Europe”. Associate site of the Argos Project (http://argos.evansville.edu/about.htm).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Classics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Digital Egypt for Universities

Digital Egypt for Universities

A learning and teaching resource for higher education aimed to assist teaching across all disciplines. Contains 3000 pages created by Wolfram Grajetzki; 300 pages by Stephen Quirke and invited contributors; 3d reconstructions of 14 archaeological sites by Narushige Shiode.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Regional & Country Information–Middle East; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology

British Archaeology

British Archaeology

“This magazine is used by the Council for British Archaeology to promote the study and safeguarding of Britain’s historic environment, to provide a forum for archaeological opinion, and to improve public interest in, and knowledge of, Britain’s past.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Social Sciences–Archaeology

The Theban Mapping Project

The Theban Mapping Project

Describes the Theban Mapping Project’s attempts to conserve the archaeological sites in the Thebes valley by developing detailed maps and databases of every archaeological, geological, and ethnographic feature. Provides articles, glossary, bibliography, time line, images and maps.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

“This site is intended for people who wish to deepen their knowledge of the Christian Catacombs of Rome and of the Church history in its origins. The site provides extensive material, in separate sections, dealing with this fascinating and largely unknown topic.” Available in English, Italian, German, Polish, French, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Chi …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Christianity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Imperial Rome–Rome & Christianity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Stone Pages

Stone Pages

“Stone circles, dolmens, standing stones, cairns, barrows and hillforts: welcome to the first and most comprehensive online guide to European megaliths and other ancient sites.” Megaliths and monuments of France, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Italy. Text descriptions and images of hundreds of sites, glossary of megalith-related terminology …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Capitolium.org

Capitolium.org

An official source of information on the archaelogical site of the Imperial Fora (forums) in Rome. A close look at the civilization of ancient Rome, including information about the emperors and daily life. Includes a virtual tour.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome–Imperial Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum

PAF is a website dedicated to Philadelphia, PA’s rich archaeological heritage. Presents news, articles, industry reports, educational and reference materials, an events page, and links all pertaining to archaeology practice and history in the city of Philadelphia.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Virtual Museum of Nautical Archaeology

Virtual Museum of Nautical Archaeology

Resource on the under-the-ocean findings of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. Includes maps and historical narratives of several shipwrecks as well as images of the artifacts recovered.
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology; Natural History And Natural Science

Expeditions and Discoveries: Harvard University Collection

Expeditions and Discoveries: Harvard University Collection

Online collection providing maps, photographs, field notes, letters, and manuscripts from “nine major expeditions as they are reflected in the holdings of Harvard’s libraries, museums, and archives.”
Subject: Reference–Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Social Sciences–Archaeology

CareerZing.com

CareerZing.com

Looking for the right career? CareerZing.com compiles interviews with professionals in fields like marine biology, journalism, graphic design, architecture, writing, teaching and more. Find helpful articles about building your experience, and follow links for more career resources.
Subject: Business & Economics–Employment–Job Searching & Employee Recruiting

FAQ – Career in Archaeology in the U.S.

FAQ – Career in Archaeology in the U.S.

“Answers to basic questions about a career as an archaeologist in the U.S.” Includes a bibliography of recommended books and other materials about archaeology, and a listing of archaeology-related Internet resources.
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Stone Monuments

Stone Monuments

Legends of ancient and current stone monuments the worldwide. Probably the most famous included here is the story of King Arthur’s Stone. The page is browsable, not searchable. In addition to the stories, there are a few photos of these ancient monuments and there are links to related sites.
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

The Ancient Sites Directory

The Ancient Sites Directory

Listings of archaeological sites all over Great Britain. The site provides photographs, descriptions and directions to all of the sites. The sites are divided up by county. You can view listings sorted by site type or by site name. The author has also provided further links to archaeological sites on the web as well as a bibliography of print res …
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Current Archaeology

Current Archaeology

Current Archaeology is Britain’s leading archaeology magazine, “the place to find out about digs, discoveries, and the latest news.??? Read about archeology in Britain and all over the world. Take virtual tours of recent discoveries, view directories of archaeological organizations, magazines, books and other web sites, or read issues of Current …
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

The Mayan Epigraphic Database Project

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

The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt

The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt

This online exhibit includes a virtual tour inside a full-scale tomb, the exhibition film, and multimedia slideshows of specific objects. To use these multimedia resources, you must have QuickTime or RealPlayer installed on your computer.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Egypt; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Worlds Intertwined: Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans

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

Archaeology: An Introduction

Archaeology: An Introduction

An “electronic companion to Archaeology : An Introduction – an introductory book about archaeology for students, or anyone else who would like to start learning about the subject. The book is by Kevin Greene, a senior lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Newcastle in the UK.” This site is full of excellent links to academic resources and i …
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Archaeology Info

Archaeology Info

This site includes a glossary of archaeology and anthropology terms, featured links and an overview of human evolution including pics of famous hominid skulls and fossils.
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Radiocarbon WEB-info

Radiocarbon WEB-info

“Radiocarbon dating is the technique upon which chronologies of the late Pleistocene and Holocene have been built. This resource is designed to provide online information concerning the radiocarbon dating method. We hope it will be of occasional use to radiocarbon users and interested students alike.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Ultramarine Newsletter

Ultramarine Newsletter

“The Ultramarine Newsletter is published by the Ultramarine Foundation, established for encouraging research of coastal archaeology and maritime heritage of the Americas. It presents (in English and Spanish) condensed reports, reviews, and bibliographical information about current research on coastal and nautical archaeology, maritime history, and …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Social Sciences–Archaeology

SAA Archaeological Record

SAA Archaeological Record

Bulletin for archaeologists, anthropologists, museum professionals, curators, and scholars. Reports on developments in the preservation and management of archaeological collections and artifacts.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museums; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Resources For Archivists; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology

CSA Newsletter (Computer Technologies for Archaeologists and Architectural Historians)

CSA Newsletter (Computer Technologies for Archaeologists and Architectural Historians)

Triannual electronic newsletter providing “up-to-date information on the use of computers and digital technologies in the practice of archaeology and architectural history […] intended to assist scholars in their attempts to use computers to generate digital information and in disseminating that digital information.” Electronic notification of up …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museum Studies; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Computers & Internet–Computer Software; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Assemblage: The Sheffield Graduate Journal of Archaeology

Assemblage: The Sheffield Graduate Journal of Archaeology

“Assemblage is a journal first and foremost for graduate students, intended to provide writers with experience in the process of publishing academic work, present readers with stimulating material to consider and debate, and forge stronger ties within an increasingly fragmented graduate population. Our primary mandate is to include a range of mater …
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Anistoriton

Anistoriton

“Anistoriton is an electronic journal published only on the Internet. It is a free and independent magazine of History, Archaeology & ArtHistory edited by D. I. Loizos and an Editorial Committee. Anistoriton is the Greek word for “ignorant in history”. It is an attempt to bridge the gap between professional historians and archaeologists and their s …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Social Sciences–Archaeology