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Ancient world studies/Archaeology


Library news for Ancient World Studies & Archaeology


Egyptology on the WWW

Egyptology: Electronic Resources Guide

A selection of key resources on the Internet

Abzu : guide to resources for the study of the Ancient Near East available on the Internet – site has been running for over 10 years

Aigyptos : a database of Egyptological literature from the Institute of Egyptology, University of Munich in cooperation with the Departmant of Egyptology, University of Heidelberg

Ancient Egypt Film Site. This site offers an elaborate overview of motion pictures and tv movies that prominently feature Egyptology and ancient Egypt, its monuments or sites

Digital Egypt for Universities

The Egypt Exploration Society was founded in 1882, as the Egypt Exploration Fund in order to explore, survey, and excavate at ancient sites in Egypt and Sudan, and to publish the results of this work

Egyptology resources : described as ‘the first Egyptology site on the web’ this site has an extensive range of links from popular sites which would be of interest to children to the more academic.

Eternal Egypt: “brings to light over five thousand years of Egyptian civilization”

The home page of the Institut francais d’archeologie orientale du Caire includes reports of excavations as well as a list of all their publications

Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB) – click here if not using a machine connected to the UCL network

UCL’s Petrie Museum which houses over 80,000 objects – includes on line catalogue of collection with over 90,000 images of the collections

The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Near East. Founded in 1919 by James Henry Breasted, the Institute, a part of the University of Chicago, is an internationally recognized pioneer in the archaeology, philology, and history of early Near Eastern civilizations

Rome in Egypt : temples built in Egypt by Roman emperors

Theban mapping project