A search engine geared to internet resources that deal solely with Ancient Near Eastern and Classical Archaeology. It also allows the search of Archaeology Newsgroups by content.
Catalogue of Internet Resources by subject. Easy to search and browse.
A database of Egyptological
publications from the
Excellent list of Egyptology links including extensive glossary by Jacques Kinnaer.
Excellent list of Egyptology links maintained by Nigel Strudwick.
ArchNet serves as the World Wide Web Virtual Library for Archaeology. This server provides access to archaeological resources available on the Internet. Information is categorized by geographic region and subject.
Extensive list of art history links.
A resource for archaeological lithic analysts compiling links to useful and informative pages on the subject.
Annotated list of almost everything
published about ancient
A fabulous resource for locating downloadable Egyptological book series, memoirs, ancient Egyptian texts, and more!
Excellent and well organized library of books as it lists multiple volumes of a work together. Unfortunately, it only allows a download of one page at a time unless you are at a university that's a member.
New York Public Library's Digitized books in the Google Books Library Project.
Provides free and open access to hundreds of thousands of images digitized from the The New York Public Library. To search, type in the box where "Google Books Library Project" appears. Unfortunately, some links go back to HathiTrust (above) and you can't narrow the search to just the digitized books.
A digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Searches all forms of media including books. Fabulous!
A freely-accessible site for searching only OAIster records is available at here.
Extensive collection of links to on-line books. It used to be the Internet Public Library at http://readroom.ipl.org. Click here for information about the project.
DMOZ Open Directory Project's extensive links to a variety of sites where free books can be read and/or downloaded.
An excellent list but a bit tough on the eyes.
A simplified on-line version of the Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings, Volume 8, Parts 1 & 2 (Part 3 is the index) edited by Jaromir Malek for the Griffith Institute, United Kingdom.
Provides a list of on-line books on
Egyptology, Archaeological Literature and more. The library lends its books
Gallica is an incredible resource of (mainly) French works in the public domain. It’s easy to locate a volume in a multi-volume work. Fantastic for historians, archaeologists and anthropologists.
Incredible list of links to on-line
books and articles for the study of the Ancient Near East run by the Oriental
Institute at the
A comprehensive resource for
research on the
Some excellent rare texts about
Some rare and valuable archaeology books in the public domain in JPG format. Two or three books have display errors but it's still a useful resource. It's a shame they have not expanded their on-line collection of about 30 books.
The largest freely available
archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric
on the Internet and in html yet. Great site for anthropologists and
archaeologists with tons of books in the public domain. Covers everywhere from
Free downloadable texts of millions of books in the public domain including fiction, nonfiction and historical fiction. Text and HTML formats.
On-line German books in the public domain in html. Note works by Ebers, Burkhardt, Mommsen, and Schliemann. Definitely worth checking every now and again for more.
Very few books have been uploaded to this site, which is in French, but they're rare and important works in Egyptology and they have been scanned in high resolution.
Great collection of historical
documents, click on the "Internet Ancient History Sourcebook" link.
Areas covered are
Collection of Anthropology and Social Science classics (mostly French) downloadable in a variety of file types.
Greek and Latin classical texts in French, Greek, and Latin. See Dépôt général.
On-line German books, monographs and journals in the public domain - only a couple so far in archaeology but definitely worth checking every now and again for new items. As of July 2009, it seems to be broken.
The Bibliotheca is building special
Internet-Beiträge zur Ägyptologie
und Sudanarchäologie is a fully web-based series published at the
Richard-Lepsius-Institute of the Humboldt-University of
Not very user-friendly with a long download per page and difficult to get the page you actually want. Still it's a valuable contribution to provide his Denkmäler free. Or try demo at http://edoc3.bibliothek.uni-halle.de/lepsius/
A half-dozen of books available in
html (not thoroughly proofed) & pdf on ancient Assyria and
A few downloadable books on ancient agriculture, an annotated bibliography and lots of info and links about sustainable and holistic farming.
The tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. Where possible, links are given with articles of which the full text or an abstract is available on-line.
This fantastic dictionary contains illustrated explanations of names, technical terms, and other vocabulary relating to Greek history, myth, geography, art and architecture.
Edited by Richard Stillwell, William
L. MacDonald, & Marian Holland McAllister at the Perseus Project at
ArtLex offers definitions for 3,300+ terms used in discussing visual culture.
Excellent dictionary of archaeological terms without advertisements.
Covers the entire spectrum of archaeological terms and sites but there are too many advertisements, see Archaeology Wordsmith first.
Apparently from Archaeolink.
Glossary of lithics terminology.
[SARC] Stone Age Reference Collection (Norwegian & English) is an excellent resource for flints (descriptions, illustrations, bibliography).
A basic glossary for all the specific words normally used in books and websites devoted to megalithic monuments.
Some entries have links to pages with more detailed descriptions, illustrations, etc.
Museum Collections Glossary from
Reference for finding information on the Church Fathers, texts from the Middle Ages and other useful info from the Mediaeval Period.
Fantastic reference for finding out
what the abbreviations referring to classical Greek and Latin sources actually
stand for, and an English translation as well. Provided by IAM (Interactive
Fantastic resource for
bibliographies of all periods, images, site maps, tomb plans, and more from the
More than an introduction to the
history and culture of Pharaonic
List of who's who in ancient Egypt, list of Egyptian kings, list of monuments, a section on mythology, a virtual museum, a glossary of terms, and a history of each dynasty.
Constantly updated bibliography concerning pharmaceuticals used in Egyptian medicine from pharaonic through Byzantine times.
List of gods provided by National
Gallery of Art in
The site is dedicated to providing the most detailed and accurate information about the gods, goddesses and religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptian people.
This document is a part of a larger collection (http://coombs.anu.edu.au/Biblio/biblio_index.html) of the AnthroGlobe (http://wings.buffalo.edu/anthropology/anthroglobe/) specialist bibliographies. It forms a subsection of the Asian Studies WWW VL (http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-AsianStudies.html) and Pacific Studies WWW VL (http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-PacificStudies.html).
A detailed guide to the
archaeological sites of the
The Theban Mapping Project provides a bibliography, glossary, maps and much more pertaining to this Upper Egyptian site.
1911 version - it's OCRed but not proofed so there are still a great many typos in many articles.
Some great on-line reference works such as The Columbia Encyclopedia and the Encyclopedia of World History and Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable but there are so many pop-up ads and advertising it's not worth visiting unless you're desperate for an item they have.
The British organization offers an annual journal, beautiful and informative bulletins, numerous scholarly benefits, and is always responsive to members.
An organization that offers scholarly journals and newsletters.
Table of Contents of all Egyptological Journals. A very colorful site.
A complete index downloaded as an Excel file.
Complete listing of ALL the
Egyptian articles from the
Digitized articles from the journals known as Abhandlungen der Königlichen Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Philologische und historische Abhandlungen provided by the BBAW (Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften).
The tables of contents of all volumes of the JNES are available and searchable on-line. A few full issues are also available.
There are a few volumes of the AJA that are freely downloadable in pdf format.
A quarterly review of world archaeology. There are some items that are free access.
Link Exchange. The organization requested that this link include their description: "Explore the human past with the premiere publication devoted to worldwide archaeological discovery. Exclusive on-line articles and links to related sites."
Search a great number of online dictionaries and search engines simultaneously and have the results displayed to you within the KudoZ.net application. If you don't find a satisfying answer to the term or phrase in question, you can request assistance from the ProZ.com network of translators. You must be a member, however, membership is free.
Free downloadable dictionaries and fonts, plus free assistance for very brief translations and other specific linguistic issues.
Lexicool's wonderfully uncluttered site has links to 2000+ translation dictionaries & glossaries including a directory of bilingual or multilingual dictionaries.
Finds mono- & multilingual dictionaries, glossaries, forums, discussion groups.
Great list of glossaries and dictionaries by topic. Focus is mainly German.
The Languages Section provides useful links to glossaries and dictionaries.
Links to glossaries and dictionaries (mainly English, German, Danish).
The European Commission's multilingual terminology database.
Automatic, thorough and fast conjugator of German Verbs and does it online - nothing to download.
One of the best on-line French-English dictionaries around from the Office québécois de la langue française.
German-English dictionary of excavation terminology.
German to English dictionary of ceramic terminology (also French & Italian).
Geoff Carver's multilingual list of bioarchaeological terms.
Antiquarian Glossary in four languages.
Terminoloogy in seven languages helpful for the documentation and retrieval of museum objects.
A large number of resources, tools and information. Designed for fast access to downloadable dictionaries, glossaries and word lists, this site also provides 16 software packages, 15 translation memory systems and 34 machine translation systems. There are 4 consolidated and refined language-related search engines. The browser also finds industry resources and an active and current forum.
Systran powers this popular site -- not bad for gisting in some of the Romance languages.
ProZ is a community of professional translators and experts who help with a word or phrase. It's very active and you can get help extremely quickly. You will have to provide context for your question. First search the archive as all the discussions are saved and searchable. Glossaries are also available.
A focal point of info about resources available on the Internet and elsewhere for translators, interpreters, etc.
A very good on-line journal providing articles by and for translators.
The Ripoff Report is a free service where you can report agencies that have not paid for translators' work.
Free translation alignment tool.
Has good links for finding fonts and other ancient language info.
Amanuense is a free program with thousands of signs and allows the creation of sign groups as well. It's in Spanish.
Standard used on-line for transliterating Egyptian Hieroglyphs.
The Digitized Slip Archive of the Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache. Provided by the BBAW = Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften.
Highly recommended by techies and graphic artists. It is an image viewer that does much more, including stitching pictures together and converting color to black and white/grayscale.
Recommended by a techie at Dell as safe and secure even though it's open source and free. I've used it rarely, but it has fulfilled its promise without a hitch. The site also provides a free software for sending faxes (without a fax machine) as well.
Free web hosting that's easy to use. I signed up on September 27, 2011 and have been very impressed to-date (August 6, 2012) with the reliability and ease of use.
One of the best-known, respected
and oldest bookstores serving
One of the best-known, respected
and oldest bookstores serving
Best site for reprinted rare books. Huge (and growing) fabulous selection of AFFORDABLE paperbacks (average $20)! User friendly search engine, downloadable PDF test pages for viewing quality and an e-mail service that notifies of books coming available in your chosen topic/s and languages.
Specializes in reprinting historical and archaeological classics. Incredibly expensive!
This website covers many of the basics of publishing a book.
Select resources for serious searches of new & secondhand books and lots of useful related info.
Search engine that locates books sold all over the world.
A very reputable site that lists books from a worldwide network of independent booksellers of antiquarian books.
Lists 25 million books from a worldwide network of independent booksellers.
Lists books by the thousands from various used book dealers.
Mostly created for use by large
libraries -- the web site wasn't very user friendly when I visited. I recommend
wherever possible to use the services at the