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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