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A guide to resources, digital projects and specialized topics for the study of archaeology as an interdisciplinary field of research on the past and present.

Finding Articles in Databases

Databases are specialized collections of citations and full-text links to articles in specific subject areas. Using a database can help you limit your search more easily to a specific subject and will also give you citations to works that we don't have in the Brown Library, which you can then request from Interlibrary Loan by using the Findit! link.

Also see the Reference Works page for encyclopedias and dictionaries.

Archaeology Journals

General Archaeology Resources

                Stone cliff with ruins of ancient buildings

Montezuma Well. Sinagua culture, Arizona, ca. 1200. Photography by Karen Bouchard. Luna Collection.

General Art and Architecture Resources

General Historical Resources

Anthropological Resources

Classical Resources

For Classical texts and history, please also see:

Ancient Near East & Egypt Resources

Sandy hill remains of ziggurat with palace ruins on top

Ziggurat dedicated to the god Enlil with Parthian palace on top. Sumerian. Nippur, Iraq. Photograph by David Stanley via Creative Commons license.

Medieval Resources

African Resources

Islamic Resources

See also References Works & Bibliographies Tab on this Guide.