Archaeology, Anthropology, History & Classics:

Index Sites

Virtual library for Archaeology - pointers by topic or region.
Ancient World Web
Links by subject to a variety of ancient content sites covering the world.
Anthropology Review Database
An extensive, and fully searchable, database of reviews of anthropological books, audiovisual materials, software & multimedia, exhibits, tourist sites, conferences, and on-line resources.
Egyptology resources
Cambridge (UK) resource page for Egpytologists.
Horus - Links to History Resources
Searchable index to history on the web.
Medieval Studies
The Labyrinth at Georgetown University index of Medieval studies.
Oriental Institute
UChicago's Oriental Institute points to resources for Middle Eastern archaeology.

Individual sites or museums


Archaeological Resource Guide for Europe
The ARGE database contains links to evaluated Internet resources (mainly web pages, but also other resources such as discussion lists) concerning European archaeology.
Council for British Archaeology
A portal for British archaeology featuring news, research reports, upcoming conferences, ejournals and more.

Cave Paintings
The French Ministry of Culture displays images of the new cave paintings found 12/94. Other cave painting info
World of the Vikings
A joint WWW project by the National Museum of Denmark and the York Archaeological Trust.
Rune Type Project
Database of runic inscriptions from excavations in Bergen, Norway.
The Newstead Project
A Roman fort in Scotland -- University of Bradford.
The Stone Pages
Megalithic sites in Europe. Wonderful pictures and thorough textual glossing on the ones I viewed!
Irish Archaeology Home Page
Index of Irish archaeological WWW sites.
The Celtic Chieftain's Grave
Part of a site by the Hochdorf Museum in Germany. Also features Hallstat and Celtic ceramic dating info.
Ancient Britain
A0 guide to the main sacred areas of Ancient Britain - Avebury, Callanish, Land's End, Orkney, Peak District, Stonehenge, Uffington.
Early British Kingdoms
An impressive site offering information on Britain from pre-Roman times to the 11th c.
English Heritage
Conserving historic properties representing every aspect of the history of England, expressed in earthworks, dolmen, henges, stone circles, magnificent Roman remains, medieval castles, abbeys, houses and gardens.
National Trust
Conserving historic properties, including Historic Houses, Castles, Gardens, Mills/industrial archaeology, Churches/chapels, Prehistoric/Roman sites, Landscape parks
The Megalith Map
A resource for finding any stone circle or stone row in England, Ireland, Scotland or Wales.
ORB: Online reference for Medieval Studies
Encyclopedia, academic papers and other resources for Medieval Studies plus nonspecialist resources for those whose interest in the Middle Ages has been spurred by popular representations of the period in movies, television, and historical fiction.

North American

Chaco Canyon
Extensive info and photos of this important Anasazi site in the American SW. Good links to SW sites.


Egyptian collection
Univ of Memphis (TN) Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology presents images and captions of artifacts.


Classical Archaeology
Classics and Mediterranean Archaeology Home Page
Classical Studies
Resources for Classical Studies on the WWW
The Ancient City of Athens
A photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural remains of ancient Athens.
Ancient Greek World
UPenn offers photos from their collection to illustrate facets of ancient Greek life and beliefs.
Classical Mythology Images
CLA 212 at Princeton - the most important images (classical and later) used in CLA 212. Gods, Titans, Monsters, Trojan War, and more.
Classics and Mediterranean Archaeology
Links to internet resources of interest to classicists and Mediterranean archaeologists.
Etruscan Resources
A bibliographic pathfinder to UNC's Etruscan resources, with links to other Etruscan sites.
Mythmedia: Mythology in Western Art
Images of the main Greek deities from various periods of Western art have been scanned and organized according to their names. Great!
The Perseus Project
Tufts University's project to create a digital library on Ancient Greece. Texts in Greek and translation, pointers to art & archaeology and more. An impressive resource!
Women in Classical Mythology
Biographies of the Goddesses, Immortals and mortal women of Classical Mythology.
MIT Internet Classics Archive
Almost 400 classical Greek and Roman texts (in English translation) in a searchable archive.
Roman Military Sites in Britain
Site maps, military history, etc.
Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity
A collection by the University of Michigan Library showcasing manuals of magical practices, a collection of protective devices, and highlights some of the more aggressive uses of ancient magic.
Etruscan Network
Links to internet resources and bibliographies about the Etruscans.
Ancient Greek World
Presentation of The Ancient Greek World is drawn from an exhibit in the University of Pennsylvania Museum's Rodney S. Young Gallery and from the Museum's Expedition magazine.
Ancient Art & Architecture
Photo galleries of Greek and Roman sites and artwork.
Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature (ETCSL)
The corpus comprises more than 350 literary works composed in the Sumerian language in ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) during the late third and early second millennia BCE. Includes transliterations, English prose translations and bibliographical information for each composition.


Aboriginal Studies
Database of posts from scholarly list about study of indigenous Australia.
Places of Peace and Power: The Sacred Site Pilgrimage of Martin Gray
Photographs by an anthropologist specializing in the study of sacred sites and pilgrimage traditions around the world
Talk.Origins Archive
Discussions on evolution, creation, abiogenesis, catastrophism, cosmology, and theology. Multiple topic FAQs. Searchable database.
The Vatican Museums
A variety of resources, Christian, Egyptian, Etruscan, etc.
Buryat Home Page: Shamanism, Folklore, and Poetry
The magical land of Lake Baikal, the great Siberian taiga, and the Sayan Mountains has produced a unique culture that is world renowned for its shamanist traditions and epic poetry. See his links to Shamanism from other Siberian Traditions.

Journals and Texts

A Journal of Ancient Literature and History, available full-text in Italian with some English articles.
Archaeology Ireland
Articles from the magazine and a database of 1993 excavation reports.
Athena Review
Quarterly Journal of Archaeology, History, and Exploration.
Bryn Mawr Classical Review
A review journal of works on Classical civilization.
Current Archaeology
British archaeological resources hosted by the magazine Current Archaeology.
The Papyrus Archive
Duke University searchable index to texts about and images of 1,373 papyri from ancient Egypt, plus general information on papyrology.

Materials for the Study of Women & Gender in the Ancient World - essays, reviews, new translations, bibliographies, etc.

Online Syllabi and Course Materials

World Cultures before 1500
Amazine course outline, includes pointers to relevant online texts.
Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Introduction to ancient cultures: the Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, the Roman Empire, the Islamic World, and Medieval Europe.

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