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·      BA in Archaeology & Anthropology

·      BA in Classical Archaeology & Ancient History

·      Graduate Studies in Classical Archaeology

·      Graduate Studies, Funding

 

Research links

Oxford places

 

Bronze Age Scripts and Aegean Prehistory Websites

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Institutions with information about Aegean Bronze Age Scripts

Fitzwilliam Museum

Archaeological Museum of Chania

Archaeological Museum of Iraklion Click on Museums, Monuments and Archaeological Sites of Hellas, then List of Museums, then Archaeological Museums, which gives you an alphabetical list for Heraklion Archaeological Museum

London Institute of Classical Studies (Ventris archive set to go on-line in 2004)

British School at Athens

The British Museum

·      Ventris-Chadwick Archives, Cambridge

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I don't have these links activated yet, but at least the addresses may be useful.

Aegean Bronze and Early Iron Age / Homeric Archaeology

Bibliography

On-line Resources

  ON-LINE COURSES

 Archaeology for Amateurs: The Mysteries of Crete

http://crete.classics.ox.ac.uk/

Excellent website by Lucia Nixon and Simon Price of Oxford Classics. It’s not just for amateurs – alongside good introductions to archaeological techniques and dating, is great info on Minoans etc.

 Jeremy Rutter’s course

http://projectsx.dartmouth.edu/history/bronze_age/

Excellent overview of the Aegean Bronze Age.

 The Prehistory of Mainland Greece [but link seems to be dead]

http://classics.uc.edu/prmainland/MycTOC.html

A series of illustrated lectures by some outstanding scholars in the field: The Early Prehistory of Greece by Curtis Runnels; Early Bronze Age by D. J. Pullen; Origins of Mycenaean Civilization by Jack Davis; Mycenaean Palaces by John Bennet; Mycenaean Art by John Younger; The End of It All  by Ian Morris.

 SEARCH ENGINES

 Karpathia

http://people.ku.edu/~jyounger/Kapatija/

[A very comprehensive listing of on-line resources]

 Nestor

http://asweb.artsci.uc.edu/classics/nestor/nestor.html

[The quintessential bibliography for Aegean Bronze Age]

 SMID (Studies in Mycenaean Dialects and Inscriptions)

Articles on everything relating to Linear B and other Bronze Age Aegean scripts - accessed through PASP (see below)

 

AEGEAN BRONZE AGE SCRIPTS

 Cambridge Mycenaean Epigraphy Group

http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/everyone/linearb/index.html

[History of the decipherment of Linear B, biographies of Ventris & Chadwick, and more….]

Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory (PASP)

http://www.utexas.edu/research/pasp/index.html

[Recently updated – Ventris letters and more; also through this site you can get to SMID on-line (see above)]

John Younger’s sites

http://people.ku.edu/~jyounger/LinearA/ [Wonderful]

http://people.ku.edu/~jyounger/Sphragis/ [For sealstones, by a master]

 

Archaeological SITES

 Individual sites/excavations which happen to have websites

 Troy

http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/troia/eng/index.html

 Uluburun (Bronze Age shipwreck)

http://ina.tamu.edu/ub_main.htm

And an interactive version – you too can dive the seas. Great fun:

http://www.theellisschool.org/shipwreck

 Hattusas (capital of the Hittite Empire)

http://www.hattuscha.de/

 

Websites with info about various sites

 Perseus

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/

 Minoan Crete (Greece)

Can’t find it anymore…..link dead?

 Minoan Crete (UK)

http://www.uk.digiserve.com/mentor/minoan/index.htm

http://www.uk.digiserve.com/mentor/minoan/

Especially for quick look-up of sites - the site is available in English and Polish

 British School at Athens

http://www.bsa.gla.ac.uk/archive/index.html

Info on: Mycenae, Lefkandi, Sparta, Palaikastro, and more

 Greek Ministry of Culture

http://www.culture.gr/2/21/toc/index.html

Info on many sites and museums, usually with some lovely photos.

 Metis

http://www.stoa.org/metis/

Very cool. QTVR. You can ‘tour’ individual sites, walking through doors with the click of a button and getting 360o views by swivelling the mouse. Don’t waste too much time, though…..

 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEYS

 Nemea Valley Archaeological Project

http://river.blg.uc.edu/nvap/

 

Sphakia Survey

http://sphakia.classics.ox.ac.uk

 

Kythera Island Project

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/kip/

 

Pylos Regional Archaeological Project (PRAP)

Hm…seems to have moved after many years….