Social Sciences Archaeology

Archaeology - An Introduction

A companion to an introductory book about archaeology for students, with links to web resources, archives and documents.

Archaeology Commissions

Presents summary reports of excavations funded by English Heritage, through the Archaeology Commissions programme, from 1997 to 2002.

Archaeology Data Service (ADS)

Supports research, learning and teaching by preserving digital data in the long term, and by promoting and disseminating a range of data in archaeology.

Archaeology UK

Provides a database of archaeological sites searchable by location; also includes historical timelines.

BBC: Archaeology

A guide to getting involved in archaeology in the UK, with news stories, details of BBC programmes, and background on techniques.

Biab: The British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography

Offers information through published sources, and free access to records.

Britain Express: Ancient Britain

Contains descriptions and a guide to prehistoric monuments. Provides links to listings of archaeological sights in England, as well as in Scotland and Wales.

British Archaeological Jobs Resource

Contains listings of career offerings, trainings, and courses. Also shows news articles.

Community Archaeology Forum

Provides an online meeting place for anyone involved with community archaeology. Includes a listing of projects, news, events, and publications.

Council for Scottish Archaeology

Publisher of 'Discovery and Excavation in Scotland' presents advice and information about the organization, projects, and education as well as the Young Archaeologists' Club.

Current Archaeology

Contains links to articles, and images of archaeological finds connecting to various ancient cultures.

Current Archaeology: Archaeology Information Center

Features news, articles, links, and book reviews about archaeology. Also contains listings of archaeological organizations, projects, and finds.

Heritage Trail

Article highlights the history of Britain during the control of the Romans, the Saxons, and their physical contributions to the land.

Invisible Diggers

Presents reports, essays, and stories of archaeologist Paul Everill. Also contains publications and picture gallery.

Management of Archaeological Projects

Provides document with details of a model for the management of archaeological projects. Includes references and appendices.

Modern Antiquarian

Serves as resource for news, information, images, and links on ancient sites throughout UK and Ireland.

Monuments at Risk Survey

Contains details of the project that exists in order to study the state of England’s archaeological resources.

Online Archaeology

Community for those with an interest in archaeology.

Pastscape

Freely accessible database containing nearly 400,000 records of archaeological sites and buildings in England and its territorial waters.

Prehistoric Experiences

Offering information about flint knapping workshops and courses.

Roman Inscriptions of Britain

Article on ancient sources of information on buildings, events, people, and places engraved on stones.

Roman-Britain

Provides maps of known Roman road networks and information about settlements, forts, camps, and quarries in the British Isles.

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

Organization records and interprets data on heritage structures. Provides updates of publications.

Scottish Archaeological Research Framework (SCARF)

Presents a constantly updated document that represents the current state of knowledge concerning Scotland's archaeological past.

Shorewatch

For people interested in the coastal archaeology of Scotland; includes information about the project, local groups, resources, reports, and contacts.

St. Albans Museums

Introduces the institution’s services dealing with ancient artifact recoveries and restorations. Contains images of its attractions.

Training Online Resource Center for Archaeology

Offers publications for those interested in courses and training in archaeology.

Worcestershire On-line Ceramic Database

A database of pottery used and/or made in Worcestershire from prehistory to c 1900AD; searchable by fabric, manufacture, form, distribution, date, and source. Includes photo galleries and a guide to identifying pottery.

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