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Oriental Institute Archaeology Projects

This Website, maintained by the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, offers comprehensive data on archaeological research sponsored by or affiliated with the Institute. The site features information on "on-going field projects that involve excavations, regional surveys and environmental studies"; analysis of recent field projects; special studies of "published or unpublished data from...
Iraq: The Cradle of Civilization at Risk

As of late, there has been great consternation about the future of antiquities and archaeological expeditions within Iraq, largely due to political upheaval and military conflict in the area. With that in mind, the H-Museum mailing list has assembled a host of materials gleaned from their own discussion boards and scholarly resources that will help give visitors some sense of the breadth and...
National Park Service: Antiquities Act

Established in 1906, The Antiquities Act was the first law to establish that archaeological sites on public lands are important public resources. This website was designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Act, and should be considered rather essential for any persons interested in such matters. After browsing a basic overview of the Act’s primary provisions, visitors should consider the...
Wine, Worship & Sacrifice

"Wine, Worship and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani", organized by the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World of New York University, presents an array of objects that document the ancient culture of Colchis (modern-day Georgia). The objects presented here include: gold, silver and ceramic vessels; jewelry; bronze sculpture; Greek and Colchian...
The Beazley Archive

The Beazley Archive, of the Classical Art Research Centre at The University of Oxford, has a website loaded with wonderful images of the art of ancient Greece and Rome. Visitors can read about the archive, search the pottery database, learn more about gem engraving and more. Links to other valuable databases are provided along with information on publications, events, resources and more.