Wednesday, July 31, 2002

Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Except for the colors, the SHA web site is quite useful on finding information about the society.
The Society for Historical Archaeology
The Society for California Archaeology has an informative web site, but the colors are somewhat scary.

Society For California Archaeology

Friday, July 26, 2002

This is incredibly cool! The Severan Marble Plan is a huge map (60x43 feet) carved in stone between 203-211 Common Era. Only 10-15% of the map survives, in 1,186 fragments. So, this project is trying to put all the fragments back together digitally.

Stanford Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project Home

Wednesday, July 24, 2002

This web site discusses the mapping of the movie set for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 version of the Ten Commandments.
DeMille's Lost City
Notice the spelling here. This site, although it hasn't been updated for a year, is an interesting place to start for educators. The "Archeology By State" section has a lot of interesting links.
I'm putting this site here because part of this museum is the Star of India ship. The museum has interesting events on board the ship and a lot of great exhibits.
San Diego Maritime Museum - Home
This is the California Lands Commission page for California shipwrecks, The site has an online database of shipwrecks as well.
Shipwrecks Home Page

Thursday, July 18, 2002

This is a great index if you need to know the details of a specific ship. You can also search by captains, ports, logs, and VIP passengers.
The Maritime Heritage Project: Gold Rush Ships, Passengers, Captains

Monday, July 15, 2002

This site looks at different ancient culture web sites including Rome, Europe, India, Egypt, China, and the Near East.
Exploring Ancient World Cultures
This site (which has music on it) is the Cemeteries of Columbia County, Pennsylvania.
This site has been up since 1997, and is an excellent starting point for ancient Egyptian information.
The Ancient Egypt Site

Sunday, July 14, 2002

This is the web site of the HMS Pandora shipwreck, featured on the Queensland Museum site. Click on the "Place in History" link to learn the background, and the other links to see the shipwreck and the artifacts.

Queensland Museum - HMS Pandora - Archaeological significance

Thursday, July 11, 2002

Caribbean Shipwreck research has some excellent photos and final reports on the Capitana wreck.


Tuesday, July 09, 2002

Cities of the Dead is a guide to cemeteries in New Orleans. -- home
Today we will be looking at cemetery web pages. This one concentrates on the headstones.

Cemetery Monuments

Sunday, July 07, 2002

This site is for UK archaeology and is very rich in the various site types that are found there.

Popular Archaeology - the home of ARCHI, the archaeological sites index,map,history,tithe,ancient,earthwork, ngr, database
This site is devoted to military artifacts of Spanish Florida, 1650-1821. It includes artifacts found on shipwrecks, and the history of the area.

Spanish Colonial Military Artifacts - History, Archaeology, Relics
AnthroTech's site has a lot of good links on archaeology.

WWW Virtual Library: Anthropology
An excellent web site and exhibition on the history of flatware. The site includes chopsticks as well.

The History of Eating Utensils

Friday, July 05, 2002

This site showcases the Rietz Food Technology Collection. Here, the eating utensils are exhibited.

The History of Eating Utensils

Thursday, July 04, 2002

The Popham Colony was the second colony established in Virginia. Archaeological excavations have relocated its principal fort, Fort St. George.

Home Page
Archaeology Magazine comes from the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). It covers all aspects of archaeology, including classical, prehistoric, industrial and historical.

Archaeology Magazine
AltaMira Press specializes in archaeology, anthropology, and museums studies.

AltaMira Press: A Division of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Tuesday, July 02, 2002

Another excellent site and starting point. Here are GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and GPS (Global Positioning Systems) links, links to organizations and societies, and links to journals.

Historic Archaeological Research Links
This is a wonderful site, designed by Megan Springate. She has bibliographies, reference books, links, companies, discussion lists, and funding sources here.

Historical Archaeology Main Page
Five Points was a 19th century New York slum.

Five Points

Monday, July 01, 2002