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View Resource GIS Guide to Good Practice

The UK's Arts and Humanities Data Service, a project of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), has recently made available the GIS Guide to Good Practice, the first of a series of Guides to Good Practice. These Guides are intended to "provid[e] the humanities research and teaching communities with practical instruction in applying recognized standards and good practice to the creation and...

http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/project/goodguides/gis/
View Resource Anthropology Collection Database

Published and produced by the Department of Anthropology at the California Academy of Sciences, this rich collection contains approximately 17,000 objects consisting of ethnographic and archaeological materials of indigenous cultures of western North America (exclusive of Mexico), the Pacific Rim (including all Pacific islands and East Asia), the US Southwest and the Pacific Islands, East Africa,...

http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/anthropology/...
View Resource North American Database of Archaeological Geophysics

Under a grant from the National Park Service's National Center for Preservation Technology, the North American Database of Archaeological Geophysics (NADAG) is developed and maintained by the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST) and members of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas. The Web site primarily targets the general archaeology community, offering a wide...

https://wayback.archive-it.org/6471/20150826052635/http://ca...
View Resource Stanford Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project

The Forma Urbis Romae, also known as the Severan Marble Plan, is a giant marble map of ancient Rome measuring 60 feet wide by 45 feet high, dating to the reign of Septimius Severus (circa 200 AD). Unfortunately, the map has been broken into 1,186 fragmented pieces, and not all of the pieces still exist. Presently, engineers from the Department of Computer Science and archaeologists from the...

http://formaurbis.stanford.edu/index.html
View Resource The National Park Service Southeast Archeological Center

The Southeast Archeological Center is a division of the National Park Service specializing in archeological research within the southeastern United States and the Virgin Islands. Information on the site includes recent and past reports on the diverse fieldwork conducted by the Center, including some of their most well-known work around Native American settlements and Civil War battlefield sites....

https://www.nps.gov/orgs/1539/index.htm
View Resource The Megalithic Portal

While Stonehenge is one of the most recognizable megaliths in the world, the lover of these man-made stone formations will find much to admire at this Web site, maintained by Andy Burnham. The absolute centerpiece of the site is an interactive map of the United Kingdom and Ireland, divided into sections that users may click upon to obtain more specific information. After clicking on a particular...

http://www.megalithic.co.uk/index.php
View Resource Wisconsin State Historical Society

Founded in 1846 and chartered in 1853, the Wisconsin State Historical Society is the oldest American historical society to receive continuous public funding. Their well-designed Web site also provides a host of searchable archives that will help users find a vast array of materials contained with their collections. The first place that visitors may want to look at is the Archives Online Catalog...

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/
View Resource The Dung File

The Dung File is a collection of references relevant to the archaeological and paleoenvironmental analysis of coprolites and latrine fills, with a focus on North American research. Compiled by the University of Alberta's Alwynne B. Beaudoin, the Dung File includes ten sections: four to do with deposit origin; one devoted to theses; two on modern comparative studies; another listing articles from...

http://www.scirpus.ca/dung/dung.php
View Resource The Archaeology Channel

Founded in 1999, the Archaeology Channel brings a host of short films about the practice of archaeology to the computers of visitors from around the globe in an attempt to inform the general public about this field and its continuing relevance. The site's homepage features some of the latest audio and video segments, along with links to additional commentaries, teacher resources, and news from the...

https://www.archaeologychannel.org/
View Resource The Science Museum of Minnesota: Mysteries of Çatalhöyük

Courtesy of the Science Museum of Minnesota, middle-schoolers can take a virtual trip to an archaeological dig in central Turkey, southeast of the modern city of Konya. In 1998, archaeologists excavated a Neolithic settlement, that 9,000 years ago, was one of the world's major cities with a population of about 10,000 people. Çatalhöyük is of interest to archaeologists since it was settled at a...

https://www.smm.org/catal/
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