The links are arranged in alphabetical order. New links are being added all the time, so don't be discouraged if the top of the page looks the same!
Celebrating, exhibiting, and researching 12,000 years of Maine Indian History.
Imagine stumbling upon a crypt of naturally-preserved mummies while on a trek through Central Mexico. Now, imagine the same up-close and personal encounter with naturally-preserved mummies in their sacred crypts without leaving the country. The Natural Science Center of Greensboro is proud to announce the East Coast debut of the Accidental Mummies of Guanajuato, an exhibit that showcases the rare process of natural mummification and its effect on the deceased in a silver-mining boomtown hundreds of years ago. The exhibit will be open from July through December 30 at the Natural Science Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
|Anasazi Heritage Center|
View an online artifact gallery, learn about the Anasazi, and plan your trip to this museum!
|The Ancient City of Athens|
Pictures of the remains of ancient Athens, Greece, and more!
James Dilley specializes in re-creating ancient crafting techniques, from making glue out of tree resin to creating his own arrows from scratch. This website includes a history of flint, a page about cave painting techniques, and pictures of himself re-enacting historical events. Check out the "Prehistoric Food" page for recipes, and the "Projects" page for tutorials on how to make your own prehistoric craft projects.
Lots of links and info on ancient Greece--find out about history, mythology, art, wars, and more!
|The Ancient Olympics|
Compare the ancient and modern Olympics, tour the site of Olympia, or read about the Olympic athletes who were famous in ancient times!
Models of scenes and sites from ancient history made from Legos! See the winning entries from past contests and learn the rules to compete this year with your own Lego creation!
|The Anglo-Georgian Expedition|
The archaeology is fascinating - set into the loop of a river, the site was home to a heavily fortified administrative center that controlled the trade route through the Caucasus. It has a rich history of Greek and Roman occupation with the possibility of it reaching back to the 8th and possibly 12th century B.C. with the discovery of cult bull figurines.
|At Work in Madagascar|
Dig magazine featured Dr. David Krause's work in an issue on dinosaurs. Dr. Krause is doing more than paleontological research on Madagascar, including developing the Madagascar Ankizy Fund that he founded in 1998. The goals of the organization are to build schools and hold clinics in remote areas of Madagascar.
|The Archaeology Channel|
Streaming video of archaeological sites around the world. Travel through time and feel the thrill of discovery!
An official publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, this great magazine has an excellent online presence, including archived articles, news, and more.
The Archéo-Québec network’s mission is to encourage people to get to know and love Quebec archaeology.
|Archaeological Parks in the U.S.|
Links to archaeological parks in the United States, listed by the states in which they are located.
|For a great resource on geography Web sites.|
What is a preschool teacher from Chicago doing in Ashkelon, Israel? As it turns out, she's volunteering on an archaeological dig, and blogging about it! See some of the artifacts that they've found in Israel's oldest known seaport, and the largest known ancient dog burial.
|Asia For Educators|
The Asia for Educators Online Web site features classroom materials and teaching guides on Asia at the undergraduate and pre-college levels.
|The Big Horn Basin Foundation and Wyoming Dinosaur Center|
The Wyoming Dinosaur Center has 12,000 square feet of exhibition area, fossils and life forms from earliest geologic time periods, and the central hall houses dozens of full-size mounted skeletons, including over 20 dinosaurs.
This nonprofit science and creativity camp is a one week day camp that offers an archaeology module which explores "Who were the first inventors in North America?"
|The Cave of Lascaux|
A virtual visit of the famous cave in France. Click your way through the cave to see pictures of the paintings and more!
|Crow Canyon Archaeological Center|
What was life like 1,000 years ago for the Indians of the American Southwest? Learn about ancient villages and archaeology at Crow Canyon, PLUS ask an archaeologist your own question!
|Dinosaur Safaris, Inc.|
Learn about these people that discover, excavate, study, and preserve dinosaur bones!
|Evolution of Alphabets|
The history of the alphabets around the world, with neat animations showing how they developed into ones we use today!
|Field Museum Evolving Planet Exhibition|
Evolving Planet takes visitors on an awe-inspiring journey through 4 billion years of life on Earth, from single-celled organisms to towering dinosaurs and our extended human family.
What were the Labors of Hercules, anyway? Where in the world did he travel on his adventures? Find out on this website all about the ancient Greek hero.
|Heritage Education Programs|
Where archaeology and adventure uniquely combine to fulfill education standards from many separate disciplines. As featured in the December 2003 edition of dig™
|Hillman Wonders of the World|
This site explores the ancient seven wonders of the world as well as ranks and describes the world's top travel wonders.
Science games from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's The Lab. We especially recommend the puzzle Bone Yard for all of you future paleontologists!
|Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education|
Nonprofit organization committed to sharing the fascination of archaeology, ancient civilizations, American and local history with students, teachers and people of all ages.
Visit the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities and their Jamestown Rediscovery archaeological project!
|A Journey to a New Land|
The Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and the Media Production Group, Simon Fraser University created a web site on the first peopling of the New World. Highlights include interviews with scientists, an interactive timeline, photorealistic reconstructions and games!
|Kids Dig Reed|
Through games, puzzles, and a virtual site tour, meet the families who lived 150 years ago on the Reed Farmstead in eastern West Virginia. A mooing cow serves as your tour guide!
|King Tutankhamun: Was it Murder?|
In this inquiry-oriented WebQuest students use Internet resources to solve the problem Was King Tut murdered?
|Loveland Stone Age Fair|
The Stone Age Fair has a long and distinguished history-- over 75 years of annual celebrations! Check out artifacts, hear knowledgeable speakers, and try out the activities.
|The Mummy Tombs|
On this website by children's author James Deem, you will find info about almost every type of mummy ever found and a link to get mummy questions answered!
|Museum of Ancient Inventions|
Find out when, where, and why the ancients invented all sorts of things--the compass, batteries, catapults, sundials, candles, and many, many more!
|Mysteries of Çatalhöyük|
4,000 years before ancient Egypt, one of the world's first cities began. Join an international team of archaeologists in Turkey investigating unanswered questions . . .
|National Geographic Archaeology News|
Recent digs, finds, and other news in archaeology and palaeontology
This chihuahua pharaoh has lots of stuff for teachers, kids, and amateur Egyptologists!
|Newgrange & Knowth Megalithic Tombs - Ireland|
Resource site for the Megalithic Passage Tombs of Newgrange, Knowth, Dowth, Fourknocks, Loughcrew and Tara.
|NPS Archeology and Ethnography Program|
Check out online exhibits, learn about what archeologists do, and find out how to get involved in an excavation in your area!
Explore ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and African cultures with puzzles, games, and worksheets.
Learn all about the science of dinosaur palaeontology. Go behind the scenes with virtual digs, fossil finds, and photos!
|Passport in Time|
Passport in Time is a volunteer archaeology and historic preservation program of the USDA Forest Service.
Promotes appreciation for prehistoric Native American pictographs and petroglyphs!
|The Roman Empire Children's Section|
Send Roman e-cards, vote on the best and worst emperors, find great books, and read about ancient games!
This site discusses Roman cosmetics from the perspective of experimental archaeology. By an archaeologist who's not afraid of looking silly (or making her model look sillier) for the camera!
All about ancient Rome! History, pictures, activities, links to more fun Roman websites, and more!
Over 20 miles of 5,000-year-old structures and monuments make this British landmark a "site" to see!
|Search for the Maya Underworld|
Check out this update on a cave expedition in Belize.
|The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World |
Can you list the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? This website tells you all about them.
|SunWatch Village Game|
Find the hidden clues, and learn about the Native Americans that lived in A.D. 1200 Ohio!
|Texas Beyond History|
This virtual museum showcases information and images about Texas cultural heritage — over 13,000 years of human history — from Clovis mammoth hunters to cotton farmers.
|University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology|
Check out their e-museum to write like an Egyptian or Babylonian, play games, and more!
|Visit the Cave of Chauvet|
Take a virtual tour of the cave using this clickable map with pop-up pictures!
|Walk Through Time|
Colorful games, animations, and activities to help kids with history!
|Welcome to World Heritage Alert!|
Welcome to World Heritage Alert! The online magazine that reports on threats to cultural heritage sites across the world.
|You Be the Historian|
Examine artifacts and documents at this site and piece together the life of an American family during the 1700s.
|Young Archaeologists' Club|
An archaeology Club for young people aged between eight and sixteen based in Britain.
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