Archaeology Links

Australian University Departments (Archaeology, Anthropology and Classics)

Electronic Journals

List Servers

Academic Texts Online

State, Australian, and International Archaeology Associations and Societies

Computing & Statistics

Museums

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing

Legislation

General Resources and Great Links

Libraries

Maritime Sites

Ethics

Fieldwork Opportunities Overseas and Employment

Material/Artefact Sites (Glass, Ceramic, Lithics...)

 

Conservation

Indigenous Archaeology

Historical Archaeology

Research and Honours Archaeology Theses (Australia)
Geophysical Methods in Archaeology

Archaeological Illustration and Photography

Ancient Humans and Evolution  

University Departments (Archaeology, Anthropology and Classics)

Australian National University, Canberra ACT (Department of Archaeology and Anthropology) Australian National University, Canberra ACT (Division of Archaeology and Natural History) Charles Darwin University, Darwin NT (School of Australian Indigenous Knowledge Systems) James Cook University, Townsville QLD (School of Anthropology, Archaeology and Sociology) Latrobe University, Bundoora VIC (School of Historical and European Studies - Archaeology Program) Macquarie University, Sydney NSW (Dept. of Ancient History) Monash University, VIC (Centre for Archaeology and Ancient History) University of New England, Armidale NSW (Department of Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology) University of Western Australia, Perth WA (Centre for Archaeology) University of Western Australia, Perth WA (Department of Anthropology) University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD (School of Social Science - Anthropology) University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit) University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD (School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics)
University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD (Archaeological Services Unit)
University of Adelaide, South Australia (Department of Classics) University of Melbourne VIC (School of Fine Arts, Classical Studies and Archaeology) University of Sydney (School of Archaeology)
Departments Overseas (About Archaeology)

Completed Research Theses in Archaeology (Australia)

Flinders University Australian National University The University of Queensland/ATSIS University of Sydney University of New England The University of Melbourne

List Servers

World Archaeological Congress (WAC)
Australian Archaeology
(OzArch)

State, Australian and International Archaeology Associations, Government Departments and Societies

 Australian Archaeological Association (AAA) Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc (AACAI) Australian Institute of Professional Archaeologists (AIPA) Australian Rock Art Research Association (AURA) The Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology (AIMA) New Zealand Archaeological Association Australian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA) Australian Heritage Council Heritage SA NSW Heritage Office National Trust of Australia Heritage Council of Victoria Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service National Geographic The Council for British Archaeology online
Society for Historical Archaeology Society for American Archaeology Society for Archaeological Sciences Archaeology of Whaling in Southern Australia and New Zealand (AWSANZ) Flinders Archaeology Society American Schools of Oriental Research British Schools and Institutes Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, South Australia

Museums

South Australian Museum South Australian Maritime Museum Australian National Maritime Museum Western Australian Maritime Museum Whyalla Maritime Museum, SA Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, Port Lincoln SA National Museum of Australia Australian Museum Online Queensland Museum Australian University Museums On Line Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo National Motor Museum, Birdwood SA Smithsonian Institute Museum of Classical Archaeology, University of Adelaide

Legislation

Quick Search for Heritage Legislation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 Australian Heritage Council Act 2003 Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 Australasian Legal Information Institute National Native Title Tribunal

Libraries

Flinders University Library
Adelaide University Library
University of South Australia Library State Library of SA Australian Libraries Gateway National Library of Australia

Ethics

AIMA Code of Ethics (maritime) AACAI Code of Ethics (Consulting Archaeologists)

Archaeological Materials and Artefact Types

Ceramics
Clay Pipes (UK)
http://www.claypipes.com/UK.htm
Ceramics Bibliography
http://www.mtsu.edu/~kesmith/TNARCHNET/Pubs/cerambib.html
North Staffordshire/Stoke-On-Trent Potteries
http://www.thepotteries.org/index.html
Antique British Ceramics
http://www.abcir.org/index.shtml
The Astbury A-Z of Pottery Terms
htttp://www.astbury.org/pottery/dicfctl.htm
Isle of Sheppey, Kent Stoneware Bottles
http://www.jjanman.freeserve.co.uk/
Archlab Ceramic Database
http://www.smu.ca/academic/arts/anthropology/ceramics/welcome.html
Glossary of Historic Ceramics Terms
http://www.jefpat.org/diagnostic/Historic_Ceramic_Web_Page/Historic_Glossary.htm
Bibliography of Historic Ceramics
http://www.jefpat.org/diagnostic/Historic_Ceramic_Web_Page/Historic_Bibliography.htm
Ware Descriptions
http://www.jefpat.org/diagnostic/Historic_Ceramic_Web_Page/Historic%20Ware%20Descriptions/English_Brown.htm
The Introduction of Tobacco and Tobacco Pipes to the British Isles By Allan Peacey
http://www.shef.ac.uk/assem/issue6/Cessford_text_web.htm


Glass
Great Glass Antique Bottles Bottle Books The Bottle Dump Lea and Perrins
Corning Glass Museum
http://www.cmog.org/
Glass Bibliography
Corning Museum of Glass Glass Glossary
Window and Flat Glass Bibliography for Historical Archaeologists
http://www.mtsu.edu/~kesmith/TNARCHNET/Pubs/glassbib.html
Australian Bottle Digger (includes list of Australian manufactures and English Companies making bottles for Australian companies)
http://www.users.bigpond.com/oz-riley/
Antique Wine Bottle and Black Glass Club
http://www.banksconsulting.co.uk/bottles/
Antique Beer and Soda Bottles (includes descriptions and diagrams of lips, bases, shapes, closures etc)
http://mysite.verizon.net/vonmechow/index.htm
Poison Bottles
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Lofts/5772/rob.htm
Database of Embossed Medicine Bottles at Midwest Archaeological Centre
http://www.cr.nps.gov/mwac/bottle_glass/index.html
information from archaeological reports and popular books
http://www.antiquebottles.com/poch/ http://www.glassencyclopedia.com
Glass insulators
http://www.cjow.com/archive/article.php?month=6&a=06From+the+Land+Down+Under+Australian+Insulators.htm&year=1986

Stone Artefacts
Glossary of Terms used in "Lithic" Analysis (ANU) Links to Resources on Stone Artefacts (ANU) Flintknapping.com http://arts.anu.edu.au/arcworld/resources/paa/arcrock.htm includes articles on tools, a catalogue of types, photographs and introduction to stone tool
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Galaxy/2863/index.html includes descriptions, photographs, and excavation reports
Hyper-text Book Version of Grace, R. 1989 Interpreting the Function of Stone Tools: The quantification and computerisation of microwear analysis. B.A.R. international series 474.
http://www.hf.uio.no/iakk/roger/lithic/bar/bar1.htm
Stone Age Stone Tools Reference Collection
http://www.hf.uio.no/iakk/roger/lithic/sarc.html
Lithics Glossary
http://members.aol.com/artgumbus/glossary.html
Digital Stones. Analysing Stone Tools
http://imnh.isu.edu/collections/archaeology.htm
Comparative Implementology-Pacific base with lots of photographs including stone tools, fish hooks
http://www.implementology.org.pf


Faunal/Skeletal
Fauna and Food Bibliography
http://www.mtsu.edu/~kesmith/TNARCHNET/Pubs/foodbib.html

Virtual skeleton
http://www.uwyo.edu/RealLearning/4210qtvr.html

Building Materials
Brick bibliography
http://www.mtsu.edu/~kesmith/TNARCHNET/Pubs/brickbib.html
Concrete and concrete buildings
http://www.digitalpresence.com/histarch/concreteblock.html
Building Conservation
http://www.buildingconservation.com/articles.htm includes articles useful for archaeologists
Australian Buildings: A Cultural Investigation
http://www.mileslewis.net/australian-building/

Metal
Slag and Metallurgy Bibliography
http://www.digitalpresence.com/histarch/slag.html
Old Tins, South Australia
http://www.geocities.com/oldtinsa/index.html
Journal of Historical Metallurgy Contents list
http://www.hist-met.org/
Nails for Historical Archaeologists Bibliography
http://www.digitalpresence.com/histarch/nails.html
Trade Catalogues on Nails and Nail Making
http://www.digitalpresence.com/histarch/nailcats.html

Other Artefact Types
The Study Of Six Artefact Categories From The Wreck Site Of The Earl Of Abergavenny
http://www.weymouthdiving.co.uk/research.htm
Chinese insulators
http://www.insulators.com/china/ includes some diagrams
Industrial Archaeology Links
http://www.sia-web.org/ialinks/linkmenu.html
Gun Cartridge Identification Bibliography
http://www.digitalpresence.com/histarch/cartridg.html
Gun Bibliography
http://www.mtsu.edu/~kesmith/TNARCHNET/Pubs/gunbib.html
Game Marble Bibliography
http://www.digitalpresence.com/histarch/marble.html
Marble Identification Guide
http://www.marblealan.com/my.htm
Non-Glass Hand Made Marbles
http://marblealan.com/

Historical Archaeology

Archaeology at Port Arthur Archaeology and Technology on the Otago Goldfields Archaeology of the Modern City The Beresford Arms Hotel, Adelaide: The history and archaeology of an 1839 inn.
British Colonial Archaeology in Australia
Casselden Place Archaeology Project A Comparative Archaeological Study of Colonial Chesapeake Culture (US)
NSW Archaeology Online: http://nswaol.library.usyd.edu.au

Indigenous Archaeology and Heritage Management

Tindale Online Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, South Australia
Gummingurru: An Aboriginal stone arrangement site (school resource) 
Keeping Country: An introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Management (a free, online course from the University of Queensland)

Maritime Archaeology

Visit the Australian Institute of Maritime Archaeology (AIMA) maritime links National Tidal Centre - Tide Information Bay Discovery Centre , Glenelg, South Australia
Society for Underwater Historical Research (SUHR), South Australia (web site under construction)
Maritime Archaeology Association of Victoria, Inc. Maritime Archaeology Association of Western Australia South Australian Maritime Museum Underwater Archaeology Web Directory Ships' Graveyards of South Australia
National Shipwreck Place Names Project Heritage Victoria Maritime Pages

Electronic Journals

Internet Archaeology International Journal of Nautical Archaeology Mediterranean Prehistory Online Discovering Archaeology Abstracts of current articles
ANU Archaeology World Stanford Journal of Archaeology Archaeology Magazine Journal of Conflict Archaeology Assemblage: The Sheffield Graduate Journal of Archaeology

Academic Texts Online

Imprints Bookshop, Adelaide Scholars Press The Blackwell Bookshops, Oxford, England Amazons Cambridge University Press Blackburn Press English Heritage Online University of Pennsylvannia Museum Publications eBooks

Computing & Statistics

Archaeology Data Service AHDS Guides to Good Practice: Virtual Reality ArchE - Harris-Matrix software for Windows Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) Calib HTML version 4.3

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing

University of Sydney's GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing links  Comprehensive.

General Resources

Archaeology news from overseas Managed by dcarlson@tamu.edu British Academy Portal ArchNet Major Archaeological web resource
Digitising History - a guide to creating digital resources from historical documents
Archaeology Channel ICOMOS / ISPRS Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage Rock Art Links Contemporary Approaches to World Rock Art Astarte Resources Isotope Analysis Service and Radiocarbon Dating CSIRO Land and Water
The Institue of Human Origins Excellent multimedia presentation Becoming Human (Hominid Evolution)
Geoscience Australia Australian Spatial Data Directory (ASDD) Connecting the Continent Archaeology Data Service: ADS Guides to Good Practice News Ltd online archives Palaeoworks (ANU)
Bibliography of Historical Archaeology
http://www.sha.org/research_resources/bibliographies/default.cfm
Society for Industrial Archaeology
http://www.ss.mtu.edu/IA/sia.html
Archiving of Digital Resources
http://ahds.ac.uk/public/guides.html#archaeology

Fieldwork Opportunities Overseas and Employment

UK Archaeology Opportunities
Archaeolology Abroad (Institute of Archaeology, University of London) Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Americal Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) American Centre of Oriental Research (ACOR) - Amman, Jordan Archaeological Institue of America (AIA) Fieldwork Bulletin Earthworks British Archaeological Jobs Resource SHA Jobs Notice Board

Conservation

ArtLAB, South Australia
Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (AICCM) Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Smithsonian Centre for Materials Research and Education Getty Conservation Institute

Geophysical Methods in Archaeology

How Geophysical Methods can help the Archaeologist

Archaeological Illustration, Photography and Digital Image Libraries

http://www.aais.org.uk 3's Company: Specialists in Archaeological Heritage and Publication Photography and Imaging Techniques in Rock Art Studies - Author: Cliff Ogleby
Dave Webb Archaeological Photography
PictureAustralia (National Library of Australia)
DOSAA Digital Library
The Nature of Clarity in Archaeological Line Drawings Technical Advisory Service for Images (UK)
Archaeological Photography Bibliography (compiled by Matt Schlitz)

Ancient Humans and Evolution

Evolution: Humans
Archaelogical Finds of Early Humans
The Primates: Humans
Issues in Evolution
EvoTutor: Learning through interactive simulation