MATERIAL CULTURE & ARCHAEOLOGY

MANAR AL-ATHAR PHOTO ARCHIVE

www.manar-al-athar.ox.ac.uk

The Manar al-Athar website, based at the University of Oxford, aims to provide high resolution, searchable

images for teaching, research, and publication. These images of archaeological sites, with buildings and art, will cover the areas of the former Roman empire which later came under Islamic rule, such as Syro-Palestine/the Levant, Arabia, Egypt, North Africa and Spain.


AD 79: DESTRUCTION & RECOVERY

sites.google.com/site/ad79eruption/home

Site with information about the sites preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius (Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis) including lots of useful photos.


THE ANCIENT WORLD MAPPING CENTER

awmc.unc.edu/wordpress/

The Center promotes cartography, historical geography, and geographic information science as essential disciplines within the field of ancient studies through innovative and collaborative research, teaching, and community outreach activities.


THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM ONLINE COLLECTIONS DATABASE

www.ashmolean.org

The Ashmolean houses the oldest and largest collection of casts in the UK, as well as an excellent collection of artefacts from the ancient world, from Pre-Dynastic Egypt, Minoan Crete, Classical Greece, Early Rome, to Roman Britain.


ASPROM

www.asprom.org

ASPROM is an association devoted to the study of ancient mosaics, and especially the Roman mosaics of Britain. It is the British branch of the Association International pour l’Étude de la Mosaïque Antique. The website includes introductory fact-sheets on Roman mosaics in Britain.


THE BRITISH MUSEUM ONLINE COLLECTIONS DATABASE

britishmuseum.org

Search the online museum collection for high quality images of Greek and Roman artefacts and detailed objects descriptions.


CAMBRIDGE MUSEUM OF CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY DATABASE

www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/

The Museum collections span the length and breadth of the Graeco-Roman world and cover a time period reaching from 1700 BCE to 400 CE. The Cast Gallery features not only some of the most recognisable pieces of ancient Greek art, but includes Roman statues dating to the Christian era.


THE DIGITAL CLASSICIST

www.digitalclassicist.org

The Digital Classicist is an international community of teachers and students interested in the application of

innovative digital methods and technologies to research on the ancient world. The main purpose of this site is to offer a web-based hub for discussion, collaboration and communication.


FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM ONLINE COLLECTIONS DATABASE

www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/collections/

Includes artefacts from Ancient Egypt and Sudan, Greece, Rome, Cyprus and the Ancient Near East, covering many aspects of ancient life.


LACUS CURTIUS GAZETTEER OF THE ROMAN WORLD

penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Periods/Roman/home.html

An annotated photo archive of Roman towns/monuments.


POMPEII IN PICTURES

pompeiiinpictures.com

A complete photographic plan of ancient Pompeii as it is today. Features an interactive map with  buttons or links to view pictures of the excavations at Pompeii of every regio, insula, house, shop, villa, temple, baths, altar, fountain, gate, tomb or tower.


PELAGIOS DIGITAL MAP OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

pelagios.dme.ait.ac.at/maps/greco-roman interactive map of the ancient world, Google Maps style.


SEINDAL PHOTO ARCHIVE

sights.seindal.dk

This site is based on a collection of over 7000 photographs, taken mostly in various places in Italy, including Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli and the Forum Romanum in Rome.


THE URE MUSEUM OF GREEK ARCHAEOLOGY DATABASE

www.reading.ac.uk/Ure/index.php

The Ure Museum online database contains text descriptions and captioned images of the collections.


CLASSICAL ART RESEARCH CENTRE DATABASE (INC. THE BEAZLEY ARCHIVE)

www.beazley.ox.ac.uk

CARC leads and supports research on ancient art. At its heart is the Beazley Archive, which includes the world’s largest collection of images of ancient figure-decorated pottery. The Beazley Archive’s online databases and other CARC web resources are freely available through the site.

EMAIL: carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

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