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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

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

Ethnomusicology Online

Ethnomusicology Online

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)

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

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 – 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 Egypt: the Mythology

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

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

Akhet Egyptology

Akhet Egyptology

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

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

Migrations in History

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

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 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

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

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

Music & Anthropology

Music & Anthropology

Music and Anthropology is an online, multimedia, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal focused primarily on the Mediterranean region. Issues from 1996-2006 are available; some content is in Italian.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Journal of World Anthropology

Journal of World Anthropology

“The Journal of World Anthropology (JWA) is a scholarly journal. Our goal is to be the general, broad-based anthropology journal of the internet. JWA covers all aspects of anthropology (physical, social, cultural, linguistic, applied anthropology, archaeometry, and archaeology) and related disciplines of the hard and soft sciences, and the humaniti …
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology

Folklore

Folklore

The e-journal contains “articles about shamanism, urban legends, ethnomusicology, pareomiology, popular calendar data and folk belief … The journal is intentionally academical. We are doing our best to use all the many-sided possibilities an Internet publication has… In Folklore, researches of all genres of folklore will be published, all artic …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore; Social Sciences–Anthropology

Culture and Tradition

Culture and Tradition

Culture and Tradition is a bilingual folklore journal published by the folklore graduate students at Memorial University, St. John’s Newfoundland. The serial covers topics such as traditional folk art, music, food, architecture, belief systems, psychology and the social structures of the diverse regional, ethnic, religious, and industrial groups …
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race

Anthropoetics: The Journal of Generative Anthropology

Anthropoetics: The Journal of Generative Anthropology

“In contrast to fashionable methodologies that dissolve the human in the fractal complexity of cultural differences, generative anthropology (GA) attempts to understand cultural phenomena in the simplest terms possible: all things human are traced back to their source in the hypothetical scene of origin in which human beings as sign-using creatures …
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology

National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives

National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives

Provides access to historical and contemporary anthropological materials on the world’s cultures and the history of anthropology.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Exhibitions; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film