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ABZU: Guide to Resources for the Study of the Ancient Near East Available on the Internet

Charles E. Jones of the Research Archives of the Oriental Institute, Chicago, maintains this excellent collection of resources for the study and public presentation of the Ancient Near East. The links are organized into two groups of indexes, primary and secondary. The primary indexes are divided by project or institutional affiliation and by author. The secondary indexes contain directories,...

http://www.etana.org/abzubib
Mysteries of Egypt

Provided by the Canadian Museum of Civilization, this site is an accompaniment to the new IMAX film of the same title produced by National Geographic, NOVA, and others. The site is more than a billboard, however, and offers numerous images and well-organized introductory information on Egyptian civilization. Topics covered include geography, government, religion, architecture, writing, and a...

https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/civil/egypt/egy...
Recent Work on the Giza Plateau Computer Model 1997-1998: Towards a Virtual Giza

Since 1990, the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago has been working to create a computer model of the entire Giza plateau and its architectural components, using published maps, and survey and excavation reports. This update on the project focuses on the architectural components of the Giza pyramids. Although the underlying data for the Giza Plateau model are not available for public...

https://oi.uchicago.edu/research/projects/giza-plateau-compu...
The Tomb Of Senneferi (TT99)

The tomb of Senneferi is one of the "Tombs of the Nobles" on the West Bank at Luxor in Egypt, commonly referred to as Thebes, its Greek name, by Egyptologists. The officials buried in these tombs formed the elite of the society of Thebes, and the Tomb at Sennefer -- known by many as the "Tomb of the Vines" due to its ornately decorated ceiling -- is "one of the very few decorated chambers known in...

https://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/er/index.html
Buried Treasure Unveiled: The "Lost City" of Heracleion

Yesterday, an underwater archaeology team working in Egypt's Bay of Aboukir unveiled its latest findings in a press conference. The team, led by Franck Goddio, in collaboration with the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, has been excavating the site for the past year, and the artifacts they shared with the world yesterday seem to confirm that the buried city is, in fact, the ancient Egyptian...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0608
Secrets of Lost Empires: Pharaoh's Obelisk

From PBS and WGBH Boston, this companion Website to the NOVA program "Pharaoh's Obelisk," (scheduled to rebroadcast on July 23, 2002) combines material from the show with fun features including two games (requiring Shockwave): How Big Were They, which uses an object to measure the weight of an obelisk in elephants; and Lever An Obelisk, which attempts to lift an obelisk using as few blocks as...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/obelisk/
Theban Mapping Project

Under the direction of Egyptologist Dr. Kent Weeks of the American University in Cairo, the Theban Mapping Project (last mentioned in the November 18, 1997 Scout Report) has enhanced its look and added new features. Some of the many enhancements include an interactive atlas of the Valley of the Kings that offers 250 detailed maps, streaming animations narrated by Dr. Weeks, and a visual search and...

https://thebanmappingproject.com/
Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World

Sponsored by the University of Chicago Library and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this online project contains numerous primary materials related to the study of the ancient Near East and covers topics ranging from archaeology; art history; language; law; and the religions of Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Nubia, and Persia. Currently, the project includes full-text...

https://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/dl/proj/neh2/
Constructing the Giza Plateau Computer Model (1990-1995)

Since 1990, the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago has been working to create a computer model of the entire Giza plateau and its architectural components, using published maps, and survey and excavation reports. The Giza Plateau site offers background information on the project as well as a number of examples in a variety of views.

https://oi.uchicago.edu/research/projects/constructing-giza-...
Interactive Dig: Hierakonpolis

During the past few years, Archaeology Magazine has seen fit to document a number of very worthwhile archaeological digs from across the globe. In recent years, the magazine has been out looking for shipwrecks off the Crimea Peninsula and searching for evidence of George Washington’s career as a whiskey distiller at Mount Vernon. Its most recent online feature will take visitors to Hierakonpolis,...

https://interactive.archaeology.org/hierakonpolis/