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Archaeology -- Study and teaching

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View Resource Archaeology: An Introduction, An Electronic Companion

Designed as an online supplement to Archaeology: An Introduction and created by the textbook's author Kevin Greene, this Website offers a novel approach to the typical subject-specific Web directory. The organizing principle here is the content of the original text with chapter subheadings serving as categories. The Website also provides brief excerpts from the text to give a sense of the topics...

https://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/kevin.greene/wintro/
View Resource The Media Center for Art History, Archaeology, and Historic Preservation

The slide projector and the overhead may soon become obsolete teaching aids if the exemplary work of the Media Center for Art History, Archaeology, and Historic Preservation at Columbia University continues their efforts to assemble, organize, and create virtual archives related to the history of architecture, urbanism, and preservation. In their own words, the Center "explores material culture,...

http://www.learn.columbia.edu/index.html
View Resource Yahoo! Groups: EuropeanArchaeology

This moderated mailing list is intended for a discussion of European prehistoric and historic archaeology, from the Early Paleolithic period through the 1800s. EuropeanArchaeology is a general purpose academic list that is designed to include book and article announcements, field school announcements, discuss new discoveries, theories and interpretations, and related topics. At the site, users can...

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/EuropeanArchaeology/info
View Resource Anthropology on the Internet For K-12

Margaret R. Dittemore of the John Wesley Powell Library of Anthropology, a Branch of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, has compiled the Anthropology on the Internet For K-12 Web site. Educators will find a wealth of helpful resources organized by categories that include general sources, archeology, physical anthropology, virtual exhibits, electronic publications, museums, area studies, and...

https://library.si.edu/libraries/anthropology/subjectguide
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...

http://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/
View Resource UPM MIS: Museum Information System at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Since 1887, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (UPM) has sponsored a number of extremely valuable archaeological expeditions to sites on every inhabited continent. With the significant financial generosity of the Mellon Foundation, the UPM has begun the Museum Information System project in order to make a good portion of these highly detailed archaeological field...

http://www.etana.org/node/6854
View Resource BBC: Archaeology

It's a fairly difficult endeavor to reconstruct an Iron Age roundhouse, what with all of the archaeology training required and such. Persons with such interests who lack the necessary training need worry no longer, as the BBC has created a rather fine site that lets users take in many facets of archaeology, including the aforementioned roundhouse. The site also includes overviews of various fields...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/archaeology/
View Resource The Archaeology Channel Video Guide

Based in Oregon, The Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI) was founded in 1999 in order to bring "the benefits of archaeology to a wider constituency." They have succeeded mightily in this quest, and their main website contains a wide range of educational resources, reports, and other relevant materials. One of their most fascinating resources is their collection of video programs. Visitors can...

http://www.archaeologychannel.org/video-guide
View Resource National Archaeological Database

The National Park Service and its many partners have created over 350,000 reports on archaeological investigations over the past decades. Scholars and others will be delighted to learn about this database, which provides bibliographic information on all of these documents. While the database does not contain the full-text version, each record contains information about where to locate the document...

https://wayback.archive-it.org/6471/20140301164403/http://ca...
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