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Harappa: The Indus Valley and the Raj in India and Pakistan
Omar Khan, Jim McCall, and Andrew Deonarine

Omar Khan created and runs this site out of San Francisco, with the help of programmer Andrew Deonarine and graphic artist Jim McCall. Although the site was first designed as a way for Mr. Khan to share his personal interest in South Asian history with a wider audience, it has become one of the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-14.

Mohenjo Daro
Dr. Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, University of Wisconsin, Madison

In November of 2005, this website was launched by the designers of Harappa.com1 in order to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the older website. It presents 103 images... [more]

Website last visited 2006-04-19.

Mesoamerican Photo Archives
David R. Hixson

This website, created by David R. Hixson, a graduate student in anthropology at Tulane University, provides 100 photographs and information about 11 archaeological sites in Mexico. Sites include Bonampak in... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-01.

RBI Monetary Museum Galleries
Reserve Bank of India, Bazil Shaikh, Sandhya Srinivasan

This site, sponsored and maintained by the government-run Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was conceptualized and created by two individuals, Bazil Shaikh and Sandhya Srinivasan. Although the site is updated infrequently, there is a significant amount of numismatic information available and it is... [more]

Website last visited 2003-02-01.

Japanese Historical Maps
University of California, Berkeley, and David Rumsey, Cartography Associates

This site contains high quality digital reproductions of roughly 100 historical maps produced in Japan from the 17th century to the 20th century. The original copies of the maps are held in the East Asian Library at the University of California at Berkeley. Cartography Associates digitized the maps... [more]

Website last visited 2002-12-15.

Chinese Text Initiative
University of Virginia Library

The Chinese Text Initiative (CTI) is an ongoing effort to make texts of the classical Chinese literary canon widely available. CTI is actually a collection of sites, each centered upon a specific text—most of which are from the Tang period (618-907) and earlier. At present, only six texts are... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-15.

Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Ross Scaife, Editor in Chief

This site was created in 1995 as a resource on women and gender in the ancient Mediterranean. In addition to course and teaching materials, bibliographies, and links to other online sources (some of which are dysfunctional), such as articles, book reviews, databases, and images, there is an... [more]

Website last visited 2004-01-15.

Indian Ocean History
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center

The Indian Ocean has been a zone of human interaction for several millennia, boasting a 1,500-year history of active high-seas trade before the arrival of Europeans in 1498. This website seeks to enhance the profile of Indian Ocean history, long neglected relative to the Mediterranean Sea and... [more]

Website last visited 2010-09-20.

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Paul Halsall, University of North Florida and Fordham University

Last revised in 2002, this site was designed to provide classroom teachers with an extensive, well-organized collection of ancient Mediterranean literary texts and, to a lesser extent, art and archaeological sources. This extensive site includes numerous categories, such as "Legal Texts," as well... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-09.

The Egyptian Museum
Egyptian Government

Also known as the National Museum, this is an extraordinary treasure house of ancient Egyptian monuments. Although this official website does not do it justice, it contains a valuable image database for classroom use with roughly 200 images of jewelry, sculpture, items from Tutankhamun's tomb, and... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-03.

University of Haifa Library

This project, established for a course on the History of Ancient and Classical Art at Haifa University in Israel, provides access to information and images of ancient sites in Egypt, Iraq, and Greece. The goal is to help students understand ancient buildings and their construction, especially those... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-03.

Theban Mapping Project
Theban Mapping Project

This site is an outstanding source of information on ancient Egypt. The website is primarily designed to showcase the sites of excavations and discoveries in the Valley of the Kings, a burial ground for pharaohs of the New Kingdom in ancient Egypt. The Valley of the Kings is part of ancient... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-03.

The Story of Africa
British Broadcasting Company (BBC)

Who should tell the story of Africa? This crucial question frames the "Living History" section of what is, arguably, one of the most comprehensive websites in African history. The answer to this question, according to the site's creator, seems to be anyone who wishes to study and embrace the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-12-02.

Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature
The Oriental Institute, Oxford University

This archive makes available transliterations and translations of roughly 400 important texts from ancient Mesopotamia. The archive is not a general anthology of Mesopotamian or cuneiform documents, but rather a focused collection containing only texts that are "literary" in nature, were written in... [more]

Website last visited 2004-01-15.

Great Archaeological Sites
French Ministry of Culture and Communication

This website collects introductions to 15 significant archaeological sites or topics ranging from prehistory to the Middle Ages, each produced by a scholarly team. Of the topics, 12 relate to [more]

Website last visited 2004-02-26.

Ancient City of Athens
Kevin T. Glowacki and Nancy L. Klein, Indiana University, Bloomington

This website provides a digitized collection of 576 photographs of archaeological sites and architectural remains from ancient Athens taken by the authors. The high quality photographs can be used any number of ways, but the interface--using text descriptions to access the images--makes finding... [more]

Website last visited 2004-03-04.

Early Photography in Greece and the Mediterranean
Getty Museum

This website presents 200 photographs of sculpture and archaeology primarily from the classical era. The photos are invaluable for any introduction to classical Greece, especially lectures that seek to place archaeology in a historical context. These images do not have the detail or all the angles... [more]

Website last visited 2004-03-04.

Eternal Egypt
Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egyptian Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CultNat), and IBM

Created as a joint venture, this impressive archive is presented in English, French, and Arabic. The site uses sophisticated yet easy-to-navigate multimedia presentations to show off 1,557 amazing examples of Egypt's material culture from the last five millennia.

The site has been... [more]

Website last visited 2004-03-10.

Internet Sacred Text Archive (ISTA)
J.B. Hare

This archive is a repository for public domain materials relating to religions, myths, and folklore worldwide. This is an excellent source for teachers and student reports that might involve the Torah, [more]

Website last visited 2004-04-01.

African Voices
Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History

This website presents a wonderful set of historical and contemporary images and accompanying text that survey African history and culture. The breadth and quality of the material goes a long way toward achieving the stated goal of exploring Africa's striking diversity and long history. Roughly 100... [more]

Website last visited 2004-04-08.

Art of Asia
Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA)

This site, an integrated, interactive media program, introduces users to the various arts of Asia. The site focuses on MIA's extensive collections of Asian art, focusing on Chinese and Japanese art. Navigation is straightforward and begins on the main page where one can find links to three... [more]

Website last visited 2004-04-22.

Musée du Louvre
Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum in Paris holds one of the finest and most complete collections of antiquities. The broad collections related to [more]

Website last visited 2004-11-08.

Egypt Archive
Jon Bosworth

This site presents an impressive array of modern photographs of archaeological sites and material culture from ancient Egypt. Photographs of specific monuments are organized by historical period (Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms), and by the collections of specific museums ([more]

Website last visited 2004-11-08.

EIKON, Yale Divinity Digital Image and Text Library
Yale Divinity School Library

This site offers digital resources (primarily images) for teaching the history of Christianity. It is divided into two main collections, EIKON, images related to Biblical Studies, and [more]

Website last visited 2004-12-21.

Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History
University of Chicago Oriental Institute Museum

This website is a treasure trove of information and imagery beautifully presented and expertly organized. Established to guide educators in presenting clearly-conceived and meaningful information about ancient Mesopotamia, the project is successful in making relevant connections between the... [more]

Website last visited 2007-06-11.

Other Women's Voices: Translations of Women's Writing Before 1700
Dorothy Disse

This website offers substantial excerpts and more than 120 writings from around the world. Its most valuable feature is this abundant accumulation of texts that women themselves have generated from such a wide array of times and places. The texts span from 2300 BCE to the early 18th century, with... [more]

Website last visited 2004-02-23.

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