Sampler of a hundred
artifacts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection from the
sub-Sahara to New Guinea, New Zealand & Peru.
Cliff Wassman conducts a virtual
tour of the mysterious ruins & reviews the history
of controversies over their origin & significance.
Lavishly illustrated introduction to
Aztec culture & history (for elementary students).
Virtual exhibit of the Science Museum
Barbara McKenzie's exquisite
photographic tour of the Yucatan & vicinity with clickable site
maps of ancient & historic sites.
Cliff Wassman's virtual guided tour
of Chichen Itza.
Archive of 1994-95 Singapore Exhibition
exploring Indian art of decoration in domestic, courtly, & religious
settings. Sections on the heroic
of devotion, & mortal
women/celestial lovers illustrate
elements of the Mahabharata, Puranas & other Indian classics (Kamat's
Fast-expanding website focused on ancient south
Asian civilization posts more than 500 illustrated pages on the
Ancient Indus Valley civilizations of Harappa & Mohenjadaro as well as
classic photos & lithographs
of pre-1947 India.
Public exhibits present samples of Buddhist art
Other images accessible only by password through Ohio State U's courses in Art
Gateway to India's excavations & artifacts
from prehistoric times (Kamat's Potpourri).
HinduNet's portal provides quick links to
of Hindu shrines anywhere on the internet.
Urs App's fresh translation of the most famous
Zen tale illustrated by Japanese woodcuts from 1689 CE.
Near Eastern World
Audio enhanced virtual exhibit
tracing Israel's history from David to the post-2nd temple era through images
of key artifacts & documents such as the David
inscription on a stele from Tel Dan, King
Uzziah's epitaph, the Community
Rule & War
scroll from Qumran, & the ossuaries of Caiaphas
& a crucified
man [Canadian Museum of Civilization & the Israel Museum].
Gateway to professional near eastern
archaeological resources on the the WWW [American
Schools of Oriental Research].
Homepage of the publishers of Biblical
Archaeological Review, Bible
Review, & Archaeology
Odyssey which feature articles on discoveries & debates on the ancient eastern Mediterranean world, many
Page from Yale Libraries' cyber-exhibit of
Judaica-related artifacts offers images of a Sumerian fertility
goddess figurine (17th c. BCE), an
lot (9th c. BCE), and a Babylonian cylinder
of Nebuchanezzar (6th c. BCE).
Selections from high-quality slide collection
of sites, people, lifestyle & artifacts by Israeli photographer Zev
Joint research project of Belgian universities
on the history & environment of the Mesopotamian plain posts on-line
publications, maps & links to major archaeological
websites for the region.
PBS' Nova offers an on-line
adventure exploring ancient Egypt with
360° photos (requiring QuickTime to view). Features the story
of the pyramids & panoramic vistas
of the sphinx,
pyramid of Khufu, great
court & the temple
of Rameses III at Karnak, an obelisk
at Luxor & the tomb
of Akhenaton's grand vizier Ramose. Complete with classroom
resources for teachers.
From U of Chicago's electronic open stacks: an
illustrated facsimile edition of report by G. Dalman & D. Mackenzie on
Jordanian expeditions: megalithic
monuments at Amman, excavations
at Ain Shems, & the Pharaoh's
treasury at Petra.
Tel Aviv U's e-newsletter of the Megiddo
expedition presents images & articles on historic excavations &
Donald D. Binder's hypertext version of his
is supplemented with a lavish image
gallery & a literary
archive of references to synagogues in
Roman Palestine, along with a massive library
of NT resources & a discussion
board for on-line debate about research
on the development of the Jewish synagogue.
Jay Treat's virtual tour of the first
Egyptian tomb built entirely of stone.
George Azar's photographic tour is an archaeological exploration of site and soul, with exquisite
images supplemented by texts from historic explorers including T. E. Lawrence,
Richard Burton, Mark Twain. Tour covers Aleppo,
Lambert Dolphin provides detailed historical
background papers on Mount Moriah to support Israeli architect, Tuvia Sagiv's
research locating the first & second temples between the al-Aqsa mosque
& the Dome of the Rock (complete with photographs & maps).
Traveling exhibit from the U of PA museum.
Chicago's Oriental Institute's Karen Wilson's reviews
Digging. Help fill holes.
This page was revised 10 July 2006