Artifact analyses

An excellent resource for information on the use of metals in history and prehistory.

Roman arms and armaments

Back Issues of Historic England Research
These include work in the fields of archaeology, archaeological science, building history, imaging and visualisation, landscape history, and remote sensing

An excellent guide for Basketry. Susi Nuss has amassed a list of links to the history of basketmaking.

Human and animal bone specialist - Human Osteology and Zooarchaeology

Society of Bead Researchers
With a stated aim to foster historical, archaeological, and material cultural research on beads of all materials and periods, the site has links to many resources of interest to the historic archaeologist.

Bill Hunt's Medicine Bottle Glass Index
A very useful resource, downloadable as a Microsoft Word file or as an ascii file.

Celtic Fibulae
An introduction to these pre-Roman and Gallo-Roman brooches, from Laurent Tiphaine.

The Glass Encyclopedia
A commercial site with some useful components, providing descriptions, information, and photographs of various types of decorative glassware.

Internet Archaeology
Publishing on the web since 1996 and is the premier e-journal for archaeology. All content is Open Access

Lithic Artifact Analysis
from your guide, a collection of links on lithic analysis.

Military Artifacts of Spanish Florida
A pictorial Internet museum of buttons and other military paraphenalia from 1650-1821.

The Collaborative Numismatics Project.

Salt Made the World Go Round
An integrated research project involving the archaeological, economic, paleoclimatic, etymological and other aspects of salt.  By David Bloch.

The Center for Art Materials Analysis 
Inc. offers expert chemical analysis of historic and cultural objects to the conservator, collector, historian, appraiser, dealer or gallery. From sample preparation through sample analysis and interpretation of results, scientific analysis provides objective data that aids in authentication efforts, art research and in choosing appropriate conservation methods. 
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