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View Resource Ancient Near East.net

The ancient Near East has been the birthplace of some of civilization's most important advances, among them written language, the impulse to urbanism, and crop cultivation. Created and maintained by Paul James Cowie (a doctoral student at Australia's Macquarie University), the site is a fine resource for both scholars and the general public. Scholars will want to make sure and take a look at the...

http://www.etana.org/node/9252
View Resource Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World

Edited by Ross Scaife of the University of Kentucky and Suzanne Bonefas of Southwestern University, Diotima "serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world." To that end, the two collaborators have placed a number of...

http://www.stoa.org/diotima/
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 Ancient Observatories: Chaco Canyon Screenshot

Located in the northwest corner of New Mexico, Chaco Canyon is a shallow, ten-mile canyon accessible only by washboard dirt roads. It is an area of tremendous cultural importance, as it was once the center of an elaborate system of buildings, roadways, and other construction. Intense building activity continued at the site until about AD 1150, and then it was quickly abandoned. Today, it is a...

http://www.exploratorium.edu/chaco/
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