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Internet resources

Archaeology

  • Archaeological Fieldwork and Opportunities Bulletin, sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America each year. The print edition (its call number in Cole Library is 930.1 Ar22) contains additional resources such as contact information for archaeological institutions, organizations, and governmental offices, as well as tips on how to select a project.
  • ArchNet: WWW Virtual Library of Archaeology, links and books on a wide range of materials from scientific to cultural.
  • American Research Center in Sofia Summer Archaeology Program: "Promoting the rich history and culture of Bulgaria and the Balkans; supporting a new generation of researchers and thinkers."
  • Archaeological Techniques and Research Center in Transylvania, Romania: field projects from the iron age to Roman, osteology to funerary.
  • Balkan Heritage Field School: Neolithic through Byzantine sites, Roman mosaics and Byzantine frescoes, photography and ceramics, and more.
  • Center for American Archaeology, located in Kampsville, Illinois, offers summer internships and excavation experience.
  • Corinth Computer Project features a 3D fly-through of Corinth, a Quicktime movie of the Roman forum, interactive stone for stone archaeological plans, digital maps, 3D models, site photographs, satellite images, interactive GIS data and literary texts.
  • Kenchreai Cemetery Project. Kenchreai, the port of the great city of Corinth on the Aegean Sea, is the site of a four-week summer program introduces students to the archaeology, history and culture of Greece through participation in a field school and accompanying seminars and excursions.
  • Office of the State Archaeologist (Iowa). Learn about Iowa's past! The site features information on archaeology in Iowa, public programs, local excavations, and more.
  • Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean, a course offered at Dartmouth by Prof. Jeremy Rutter.
  • Pylos Regional Archaeology Project.
  • Restoring Ancient Stabiae. Just three miles from Pompeii, Stabiae was the home of summer villas of the Roman elite.  Cornell grad Summer Trentin has worked there through the University of Maryland under the direction of Dr. Lindley Vann.
  • Web Resources for Archaeology (Intute)
  • see below for more Greek and Roman Archaeology

The Ancient Greek world

  • The Ancient Greek World, an exhibition from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Includes sections on land and time, daily life, economy, and religion and death.
  • Ancient City of Athens, images and information about the monuments of Athens.
  • Cultural Map of Hellas, a site sponsored by the Greek Ministry of Culture that links to museums and sites in Greece.
  • Dr. J's Illustrated Sites of Greece combines images with nice descriptions and explanations of their significance
  • Metis, using QuickTime Virtual Reality, allows the visitor to view over sixty ancient Greek sites in 360 degree interactive VR photography
  • Perseus Project, an evolving digital library on ancient Greece and Rome. Images, texts, maps, essays, on-line Greek-English lexicon, plus much more. Great site for students of Greek and Roman art, archaeology, history, literature, and language. Mirror site: Chicago

The Roman world

  • De Imperatoribus Romanis (DIR) contains biographies of Roman Emperors from Augustus through Constantine XI Palaeologus, the last Byzantine emperor in Constantinople.
  • Lacus Curtius: Into the Roman World. Includes a Roman Gazetteer, list of 1700 Roman sites, texts, atlas, Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, and selections from Platner's Topography of Ancient Rome.
  • Riley Collection of Roman Portraits features portraits of emperors and senators, as well as men, women and children during the height of the Roman empire: images, descriptions, family trees, additional links and more (Cedar Rapids Museum of Art).
  • The Rome Project. A vast collection of resources about the Roman world, including archaeology, literature, military, politics, philosophy, religion, theater, and maps of Rome.
  • Rome: Republic to Empire, essays and images on the Roman house, leisure and entertainment, gladiatorial games, the Roman army, and more (VRoma).

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Women in Antiquity


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