Archaeology Resources & Anthropology Resources

Area Studies:South Asia: Yahoo:India Yahoo:Pakistan Latin America

Photogrammetric Applications for Cultural Heritage
Practical application of photogrammetry in recording cultural heritage, with particular reference to structure from motion (SfM) techniques

Common Pool Resources from Indiana Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis. Includes CPR and Collective Action bibliographies, Forestry Resources and Institutions Bibliography, and links to other CPR resources.

Critical Theory , from Voice of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research. See especially its literary theory   and philosophy   sections

What Can You Do With A Masters In Anthropology?

Dental Anthropology and Bioarchaeology - the archaeological study of human remains

Australian Aboriginal Studies


Electronic HRAF 
(Human Relations Area Files): Cultural information for education and research.

Mayan/Mesoamerican studies (FAMSI homepage)

Sustainable Development

Anthropology Resources on the Internet from the American Anthropological Association

Anthropological Resources on the World Wide Web . An index compiled by Anita Cohen-Williams.

ArchNet , Virtual Library of Archaeology

Dig It! Archaeology Resources

Welcome to U.C. Santa Barbara's Anthropology Page

Indigenous People

The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Indigenous Studies

Center for World Indigenous Studies . The Center serves as a clearinghouse of ideas between nations and between nations and states governments. CWIS receives documents, publications and undocumented information from throughout the world. These materials are carefully archived. Organizations, governments, and individuals frequently ask CWIS to provide information from Fourth World nations or about nations. We gather and store information and make it available. We also promote direct interchange of information through "people exchanges," encouraging direct visits between people in their territories, through workshops, symposia, conferences and the internationally accessible, computerized Fourth World Documentation Project through the Internet.

NativeWeb . Documents in this site are organized according to Subject Categories, Geographic Regions, Nations/Peoples, Native Literatures, Native Languages, Native Newsletters and Journals, Native Organizations, Bibliographies, Other Native information sites, NativeWeb Electronic Store, and Native Events Calendar.

Aboriginal Studies . This document keeps track of leading information facilities in the field of Australian Aboriginal studies as well as   Indigenous/Native Peoples studies.

Cultural Anthropology

Behavior Online 
Behavior OnLine aspires to be the premier World Wide Web gathering place for mental health professionals and applied behavioral scientists

CIA World Facts Book 
Demographic and statistics about many countries in the world.

Archaeology

American Society for Amateur Archaeology : A national organization that serves amateur archaeologists through journal publications and expeditions. These expeditions are a great way to get hands on experience with other amateur archaeologists.

Educational Guide for Archaeologists - Recommended by the kids from a Tennessee Science Discovery Club ; we agree

Caddo Trading : Specializing in authentic Pre-Columbian and American Indian Artifacts. This trading company has many types of Indian arrowheads and other authentic tools.

The Adventures of Archaeology Wordsmith : A dictionary of archaeology terms. This site offers a search method for easy to look up words.

Archaeology for the Public : Society of American Archaeology offers research and information to the public as it is published from the professional archaeologists.

Archaeological Institute of America : This is North America's oldest organization that focuses on worldwide archaeology. Members of this organization conduct fieldwork all over the world.

National Park Service Archeology Guide : A reference guide that offers tools such as best practices, interpretation, education, legal and ethical responsibilities. The National Park Services also offers a special archaeological program for the public including a distinct children's section.

The Archaeology Channel : A non-profit organization offering educational information to t he public about archaeology. Their goal is to pass down information about past human life to further educate the public.

Glossary of Archaeology and Anthropology Terms : Offers a complete list of terms and their definitions as it relates to archaeology and anthropology.

Archaeology for Kids: A complete resource about the history of archaeology offering information on theory and techniques.

Public Archaeology and Modern Society : A introduction to archaeology offered by the University of Indiana. Explanation of the many facets involved in archaeology including legalities, ethical responsibilities, curation and legacies.

Maritime Archaeology in the UK : Maritime Inertial archaeology in Wales. A published archeology dig including the sources, records and controls used in the dig.

Underwater Archaeology Glossary : A comprehensive glossary of terms used specifically in underwater archaeology, also referred to as maritime archaeology.

Archtools : An archaeology tool shop with information on the equipment and supplies needed for an archeological dig or excavation.

Florida Underwater Historical Resources : An underwater archaeology organization who provides information to the public regarding historical sites of relevance underwater. They encourage public participation.

Creekside Artifacts : Jim Fisher's Avocation Archaeology& Lithic Technology website with finds using flip knapping as a method of finding relics and artifacts.

The Authentic Artifacts Collector Association : An association of authentic artifacts collectors and amateur archaeology. Offers a yearly Expo which provides valuable resources and networking connections with other collectors and vendors.

New York State Archaeological Association : An association for avocation and professional archaeologists in New York State area. This association has been involved in many important excavations of Northeast prehistory.

Central States Archaeological Societies : A community of archaeology students, collectors, amateurs and professionals who strive to continually provide resources and support to the public, museums and other institutions archaeological material.

The Archaeological Society of Ohio : An organization that focuses on preserving Ohio's heritage through archaeology education and support.

Smithsonian Archaeology : The Smithsonian Institute that provides the means for archaeological excavation as a method of exploring the past. There is a wealth of information on their site about their excavation efforts and methods.

Archaeology and the Near East : Gives an account of how archaeology has become a hobby for amateurs that has developed into a science of exploring the past and historical relevant to modern society.

Boston University Archaeology Resource Guide : An extensive library of archaeology resources for amateurs as well as professionals. The library includes websites as well as databases and published field work studies.

Archaeology Institute of America : An institution that provides resources and a community for fellow amateur and professional archaeologists who are interested in preserving past cultural heritage.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures : An introduction to ancient worlds including Roman Empires and Egyptian pyramids. 

Becoming Human : An interactive multimedia exploration of the human lineage and understanding the course of evolution.

Science and Archaeology Symposium in Urbana : A program designed to cover ancient technologies and archaeological materials. A division of University of Illinois Urbana complete with abstracts from archaeological digs.

From Paris to Pompeii : An amateur archaeologist's account of exploration of French romanticism and cultural politics of archaeology.

North Carolina Archaeology : North Carolina archaeological resources that promote public awareness of archeological sites and their significance. 

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission : A bureau for historic preservation efforts through education and public and professional training.

Eastern States Archaeological Federation : Representing the eastern United States and Canada's archeological sites and preservation. This organization provides a forum to exchange information between professionals and amateurs.

Cultural Resources Geographical Information System : A map based inventory of historical sites in Pennsylvania. 

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology : Encourages scientific research and archeological discoveries. Interested in promoting the preservation of and conservation of historical sites.

Utah Valley Knapping Association : An association of flint knappers that are hobbyists. This organizes monthly education events and promotes learning flint knapping.

Flint Knapping Tools : Tools and resources for hobbyists and amateur archaeologists for flint knapping. Learning about how this ancient craft was done provides insight on an archaeological excavation.

Flint knapping UK : Information on tools, resources and educational workshops for flint knapping.

Amateur Uncovers Oldest Indian Mounts in Americas : Informative and interesting article about the findings of Indian mounts in the northeastern side of Louisiana by an amateur archaeologist.

Archaeology Geophysics Enthusiastic Searchers : An association of amateur archaeologists with a virtual library of great resources in the UK.

Council for British Archaeology : An education and charity organization that encourages public involvement in the appreciation of historical environment and the significance of amateur archaeology. The organization's motto is archaeology for all.

Internet Archaeology : An online journal featuring published material which is archived and preserved for future use.

Archaeology Uncovered : A website offering the television series that promotes public education of archaeology. The series takes the public on several interesting archaeological digs and excavations. They also have a comprehensive archaeology dictionary as well as other resources.

ArchNet - Archaeology 
This valuable resource is from the Archaeological Research Institute, Arizona State University 

Ancient East Asia 
Website devoted to the archaeology and prehistory of China, Japan and Korea, inviting contributions from archaeologists, scholars and interested members of the public
Editor: Donald B Wagner

Anthropology Resources on the Internet
A directory listing compiled by USA People Search

Anthropology Resources on the Internet 
Major sections include: News on the Net ; Research and Data ; Topics of Interest ; University Departments ; Documentation ; Institutions ; Networking ; Web Directories ; Humour. 
By Bernard Clist.

Anthropology Webliography 
Topics include College Departments, Newsgroups and Listservs, Organizations, Periodicals, Reference Material, and Projects. Includes both anthropological and archaeological resources. 
-LSU Libraries

archaeolink 
A collection of reviewed and annotated research materials for students and teachers about archaeology, anthropology & ancient civilizations
By Rodney Polasky

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 is managed by a consortium of UK institutions, led by the University of York

Archaeology on the Net 
Archaeology Resources Index 
There are currently over 1200 links to sites/pages of interest to archaeology instructors, specialists, and students. The resources are categorized under 33 headings to make navigation easier for the researcher.
By Tumay Asena, a graduate student in Bilkent University, Turkey, in the Department of Archaeology and History of Art

Archaeology: An Introduction - an electronic companion 
A selection of Internet links to supplement Kevin Greene's book Archaeology: an introduction (1996)."

Computing in Archaeology 
University of Glasgow

Fundamentals of Sample Age Determination from its Amino Acid Racemization 
Biochemical bases of the Amino Acid Racemization Dating. 
By Policarp Hortolà

Guide to Underwater Archaeology Resources on the Internet 
Sections include: Institutes & Departments ; Museums & Sites ; Maritime History ; Underwater Archaeology Online ; SCUBA ; Tools.

The Megalithic Portal 
Sections include: Other Archaeology ; Avebury Complex ; Callanish ; Channel Islands ; Scandinavia ; Digs ; Republic of Ireland ; England ; Events ; France ; Germany & Eastern Europe ; Italy ; The Kilmartin Valley ; Malta ; Modern Stone Circles ; Museums ; Mysteries ; Netherlands & Belgium ; Newgrange ; The Orkney Islands ; Prehistory News ; Rock Art ; Scotland ; Sites under Threat ; Spain ; Stonehenge ; Tunisia & N. Africa ; Northern Ireland ; Wales 
By Andy Burnham

PBS - NOVA - Ice Mummies 
The companion Web site for the NOVA three-hour special "Ice Mummies" originally broadcast on November 24, 1998.
Sections include: Peruvian Expedition '96 ; The Iceman's Last Meal ; Unquiet Mummies ; Reading the Remains ; Resources ; Teacher's Guide ; Transcripts.

PBS - NOVA - Lost Roman Treasure (October 2002) 
Experts rescue priceless mosaics from an ancient city about to vanish beneath a reservoir."
Sections include: View the Mosaics ; Last-Ditch Archeology ; Remote Excavation ; Damming the Past ; Links & Books ; Teacher's Guide ; Program Transcript.

PBS - NOVA - Secrets of Lost Empires [K12] 
Welcome to the companion Web site to 'Secrets of Lost Empires,' a special five-part NOVA series originally aired in February of 2000. In the series, NOVA crews attempt to ferret out long-forgotten secrets of early architects and engineers. How did they design and erect the medieval war machines known as trebuchets? Egyptian obelisks? The Easter Island stone monoliths called moais? Roman baths? The rainbow bridges of ancient China? Here's what you'll find online: Medieval Siege ; Pharaoh's Obelisk ; Easter Island ; Roman Bath ; China Bridge.

Preservation Internet Resources 
Is a database of preservation related Web sites, list servs, usenet groups and other online electronic resources compiled and maintained by NCPTT."
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, National Park Service

UCSB Department of Anthropology - Archaeology Web Sites 
University of California, Santa Barbara

Oriental Institute -- University of Chicago

Portail de l'Archeologie 
A well designed French language directory of archaeology resources.

Proto Indo European Language 
Demonstration & Exploration site 
You'll get to discover first hand how linguists, anthropologists, and archeologists work together to reconstruct our ancient linguistic ancestor, Proto-Indo-European.
University of Texas, San Antonio College of Liberal and Fine Arts

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."
By Tom Higham, Radiocarbon Laboratory, University of Waikato, New Zealand

UCSB Department of Anthropology - Archaeology Web Sites 
University of California, Santa Barbara

World Cultures: Ancient and Modern 
A Series of Web Exhibits by the University of Pennsylvania Museum. 
Exhibits include The Ancient Greek World, Traditional Navigation in the Western Pacific, and Eggi's Village: Life Among the Minangkabau of Indonesia, and The Corinth Computer Project.

WWWorld of Archaeology 
By the Archaeological Institute of America

Yi-Luo River [China] Collaborative Archaeological Survey 
This project aims to articulate processes underlying the evolution of ancient societies in the Yi-Luo River valley, western Henan province, where the earliest Chinese states emerged ... The primary investigation uses regional archaeological survey to investigate changing settlement patterns. This survey is integrated with geo-archaeological, ethnobotanical and ethnozoological studies." 
A Sino-Australian-American collaboration. 
Dept. of Archaeology, LaTrobe University, Australia

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