Saturday, December 04, 2004

Since I am unable to attend the Society for Historical Archaeology meetings in York, England, here is what I look like.
This is me. Posted by Hello

Thursday, September 30, 2004

This museum is in the Neander Valley where the first Neanderthals were found. The site is in German and English.

Willkommen im Neanderthal Museum?-?Welcome to the Neanderthal Museum
Windgather press publishes books on the British landscape and landscape archaeology.

Windgather Press - Home Page
Wordwell publishes books and magazines on Irish archaeology.

Wordwell Books
Archaeo-Politics is a new Yahoo Groups discussion list. Looks interesting.

Yahoo! Groups : archaeo-politics
A blog on current Scandinavian archaeology.


Sunday, September 19, 2004

The Cotsen Institue at UCLA has a great many lectures, symposiums, publications, and a newsletter called "Backdirt."

Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
This is the Archaeological Research Facility at the University of California, Berkeley, also known as ARF. The UC Santa Cruz facility was SCARF, and Berkeley was originally BARF.

Archaeological Research Facility
Here is a lesson plan on historic archaeology.

EDSITEment - Lesson Plan

Thursday, September 02, 2004

Truly a kick. Here are archaeology games you can play, from throwing beer at the Time Team, to beating your team members over the head!

British Archaeological Jobs Resource Website

Tuesday, August 31, 2004

The Society of Bead Researchers is a non-profit organization that publishes a journal.

Society of Bead Researchers
Do you have a report that is (literally) Greek to you? Here is a translation service for archaeological reports.


Monday, August 30, 2004

The Billings Curation Center is a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) collection center. Here are housed collections and information from archaeological sites in Montana and the Dakotas. The contact information is clearly given.

Billings Curation Center Webpage - Index page

Thursday, August 26, 2004

The American Schools of Oriental Research publish their own books on Near Eastern Archaeology. Here are their newest titles.

ASOR Publications - New Titles
The DerbyShire (in England) Archaeological Society also has a newsletter.

Derbyshire Archaeological Society
The Center for the Study of Architecture/Archaeology produces a web-based newsletter.

CSA Newsletter

Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Since everyone is watching the Games in Greece, here is the Archaeological museum of Athens.

National Archaeological Museum of Athens
Antiquity is a quarterly journal of archaeological research.

Antiquity:About Antiquity

Sunday, August 22, 2004

Here are gifts and collectibles of the art and figurines of ancient empires. All are faithful reproductions.

Ancient Empires
The Trypillian Culture was a Neolitihic group in the present-day Ukraine. This website has article, a museum, and more information about this culture.

Trypillian culture
This journal is published by the Archaeological Institute of America (the same folks that publish Archaeology Magazine and Dig!). They are currently looking for a Managing Editor.

American Journal of Archaeology

Tuesday, August 10, 2004

The West Georgia Underwater Archaeological Society is a an organization that seeks to educate the public about underwater resources.

West Georgia Underwater Archaeological Society
NUMA (National Underwater and Marine Agency) is a non-profit organization created by Clive Cussler (author of numerous fictional novels about underwater archaeology and discoverer of the Hunley) and named after the organization featured in his books. The organization is funded by Cussler's royalties.

About NUMA
M.A.R.C. is the Marine Archaeological Research and Conservation team, a non-profit organization.

From their web site: "Marine Archaeological Research and Conservation (MARC) is designed to be a resource for governmental and research oriented organizations dedicated to expanding the marine archaeological record. MARC members are certified by the The Marine Archaeological and Historical Society of Washington DC as capable of assisting graduate principle investigators.

Here is a group of avocational (volunteers) underwater archaeologists in North Georgia.

North Georgia Underwater Archaeology Society

Monday, August 02, 2004

This site is a directory of web sites to archaeology and anthropology. Its categories cover both topics and region. Archaeology, Anthropology, Ancient Civilizations - Social Studies Too
Apparently, Archaeology Odyssey has been around since 1998. My apologies.

Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Looks like the Biblical Archaeology Society has come out with a new slick magazine for its readers. Looks like it will be focused on classical archaeology.

Biblical Archaeology Society

Monday, June 14, 2004

Here is the Summer issue of the Society for American Archaeology's Public education newsletter.

SAAweb - Archaeology & Public Education Newsletter

Saturday, May 22, 2004

This is a non-profit group apparently interested in saving ancient cultural heritage. They are currently focusing on Iraq and trying to stop looted antiquities from coming into the US.

Saving Antiquities For Everyone

Friday, May 14, 2004

A very interesting collection of photographs of abandoned buildings in New England. - photography by rob dobi

Sunday, May 09, 2004

Bodie is a gold rush boom town with an interesting history. When the state of California took it over in 1962, they stopped time, and left the buildings as they found them.

Bodie - Bodie, CA - Bodie State Historic Park -
The Library of Congress has put together this archive and made it available on the Web. It documents the Civil War (U.S.) experience of Capt. Tilton C. Reynolds, and has letters, photographs and other materials.

A Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment

Sunday, April 11, 2004

A collection of over 13,000 gravestone images.

Farber Gravestone Collection
This is the AIA's page. The Archaeological Institute of America mostly is interested in classical archaeology, but the site also covers news, discussion forums, and its magazine, Archaeology.

Archaeological Institute of America

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Here is a web site with links to information on homonids, ancient Egypt, and other archaeological material.

Antiquity of Man

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Topix is a local news search engine that allows one to search by topic, state, city, zipcode, industry, and name. Here is their archaeology news page.

Archaeology News -

Sunday, February 29, 2004

Thursday, February 26, 2004

A great site to get information on and updates about the QAR Project.

The Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project - Archaeological Investigations of Blackbeard's Flagship
Here is the entry to Georgia's archaeology resources, including the West Georgia Underwater Archaeology Society, Georgia Shipwrecks, and ways to report a site.

Georgia DNR, Historic Preservation Division - Home
This museum, located in Florida (Ft. Lauderdale), has it all, including teaching underwater archaeology classes, and birthday parties.

Graves Museum of Archaeology & Natural History, Inc.

Sunday, February 22, 2004

Here is an excellent guide to some of the 20th century artifacts that all archaeologists find on sites. It is a poster and can be ordered online.

Artifacts poster

Saturday, February 21, 2004

Even though the actual museum is currently closed, you can still visit the virtual canoe museum.

The Canadian Canoe Museum - Your Journey Starts Here

Friday, February 13, 2004

The Center for Spanish Colonial Research has just published this web site with some of their findings on a tin enameled earthenware known as maiolica. Maiolica is found across the U.S. and Mexico on Spanish Colonial sites.

Maiolica studies - Northern New Spain

Monday, February 02, 2004

Here is an excellent report (in pdf format - at bottom of this page) on an African-American family's house in Sacramento, circa 1900.

Anthropological Studies Center (ASC): We Were There, Too

Wednesday, January 21, 2004

This site is a joint project between the Museum of Underwater Archaeology and the University of Rhode Island. It has a lot of information on the wreck of the sloop Industry, and promises to have an exhibit soon on the CSS Alabama.

The Museum of Underwater Archaeology