Saturday, November 23, 2002

This Center covers the studies of the earliest people in North America. It was originally called the Center for the Study of Early Man, but the name was changed in 1990.

They have a publication called the Mammoth Trumpet, and articles on Kennewick Man.

Center for the Study of the First Americans

Wednesday, November 20, 2002

Friday, November 15, 2002

This is a very impressive web site on the history, artifacts, and culture of tobacco.

Breed's Collection of Tobacco History Sites

Sunday, November 10, 2002

You too can smell like the ancient Egyptians (no, not the dead ones!). Here is an interesting use of archaeological information, the recreation of Queen Nefertiti's perfume in recreated bottles. IMHO, would make a great Xmas or Chaunkah gift!

Fleur De Lis Perfumes - Perfumes of Antiquity

Saturday, November 09, 2002

This is slightly off-topic for archaeology, but it is a very neat site. Drag your mouse over the books and see the book below change. If you click on the upright book you are on, it will take you to a page about that subject.

Origins of Writing

Friday, November 01, 2002

The National Park Service's Maritime Heritage Program's web site provides information about their substantial preservation programs, including indices of historic ships (searchable by state), lighthouses, and life-saving stations within the United States and its territories

Maritime Heritage Program Home Page
A virtual gallery of George Catlin's paintings of the American Indians on the frontier in the 1830's.

SAAM: George Catlin and His Indian Gallery
The web site of the Wisconsin Underwater Archaeology Association, They are currently working on the Meteor, a ship that sank in Lake Michigan.

Wisconsin Underwater Archaeology Association
A series of journal entries and photos on exploring Lake Michigan's shipwrecks.

Notes From the Field 2002, Exploring Wisconsin's Lake Michigan Shipwrecks II