The obsidian prismatic blade is one of the sharpest cutting implements ever produced in the prehistoric world.
Today’s featured free resource is Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration. edited by Kansa, E. C, Kansa, S. W, & Watrall, E. (2011).
How is the Web transforming the professional practice of archaeology? And as archaeologists accustomed to dealing with “deep time,” how can we best understand the possibilities and limitations of the Web in meeting the specialized needs of professionals in this field? These are among the many questions posed and addressed in Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration, provided by UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press.
Online Greek Coinage is an international project with the goal of creating a place for the presentation of ancient Greek coinage on the web, drawing on a number of open data resources. The site provides a reference database and it will in time provide a classical typology of all Greek coin types online.
Originally published by the Egypt Exploration Society the 6 volumes that make up the Amarna Reports were published between 1984 and 1995.
The British Library has digitised and made over 900 Greek manuscripts available online. They are available for viewing as high resolution colour images.
The Black Sea, known to the Greeks as Pontos Euxeinos or the “Hospitable Sea”, is the focus of this series, which is concerned with ethnic relations, cultural interaction, and economic interdependence in the Black Sea region in the period c. 700 BC-AD 325, but with a main focus on the years ca. 400 BC-100 AD. Continue reading “Black Sea Studies – Open Access Journal”
The First Taranaki War was an armed conflict over land ownership and sovereignty that took place between Māori and the New Zealand Government in the Taranaki district of New Zealand’s North Island from March 1860 to March 1861. Continue reading “1861 – The First Taranaki War ends in New Zealand”
As we have written about a couple of times in the past, Isis is engaged in the systemic destruction of ancient sites and artefacts in Syria but at the same time, as the warnings from the FBI indicate, they are selling artefacts to fund their activities.
Cambridge journals are giving away free access to three collections of articles because of the upcoming European Association of Archaeologists Conference 2015. Continue reading “Free Access to Cambridge Collections”
The CVA online database contains a very large number of images mostly of ancient Greek painted pottery from around the world. Continue reading “Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum online”
Anyone who is serious about their ancient history needs to know about the Loeb Classical Library which gives historians access to the original Latin or Greek text with an English translation on the facing page. Continue reading “Loebolus – a resource for historians”