Links to Archaeology Web Sites
The following links
are to sites that provide news about recent archaeological discoveries or
information about archaeology.
Anthropology in the News:
This site carries the most recent newspaper reports concerning archaeological
and anthropological discoveries. It is worth visiting on a daily
This site provides information about articles in the current issue of
Archaeology Magazine and news about relatively recent archaeological
Project: This site provides information about the mapping project in the
Valley of the Kings in Egypt. It is also the location for updates on work at
tomb KV5, the tomb of Ramses II's children."
Frauds, Myths and Mysteries: Ken Feder's site devoted to debunking of
archaeological frauds, myths and mysteries. It is well worth a visit.
Center for the Study of the First
Americans, Oregon State University: This organization provides information
about Paleo-Indian studies in the Americas.
The following sites
provide information about sites in the Eastern United States that are parks and
people are welcome to visit them.
Illinois: Cahokia is the largest prehistoric site located north of the Rio
Grande. It was a major Mississippian ceremonial center dating between AD 1000
and AD 1350. Earlier and later occupations are present. It is located in
Illinois just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Missouri.
Hopewell Cultural National Historical Park Home
Page: The Hopewell site is located south of Columbus, Ohio near the town of
Chillicothe. Hopewell Culture dates to between about 100 BC and AD 400. This
site has over 20 burial mounds and a walled enclosure around the mounds.
The next series of sites take you to pages devoted to various
for American Archaeology: SAA is the primary organization for professional
American Institute of Archaeology: AIA
is an organization of archaeologists interested largely in Classical Archaeology
in the Mediterranean area.
Moeller's Home Page: Roger plays a big role in many of the archaeological
societies in the Eastern United States. He has posted information about the
Eastern States Archaeological Federation (ESAF), the Middle Atlantic
Archaeological Conference (MAAC) and many eastern state societies, including the
Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology (SPA).
Council: PAC is a group of Pennsylvania professional archaeologists.
Information about PAC and Pennsylvania's Archaeology Month (October) events are
Somerset Chapter of the
Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology: The Society for Pennsylvania
Archaeology (SPA) is a group of amateur and professional archaeologists
interested in local archaeology. This site provides a lot of information about
archaeology in Pennsylvania and information about the SPA.
following sites have links to many other archaeology web sites. Check them out
for other interesting sites.
ArchNet: This site links to many different
types of archaeology web sites. It is well worth a visit.
Archaeology Guide from the Mining
Co.: It may seem funny to find links to many archaeological sites and
information from an organization named the Mining Co. However, it is an
excellent site and worth a visit.
If you are really bored or need
something to cure insomnia, the following sites provide information about
National Historic Preservation Laws and Regulations.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Home Page: The Advisory Council presides over disputes based on historic
preservation laws and regulations.
Archeology and Historic Preservation:
Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines: Secretary of the
Interior's regulations for Historic Preservation.
Section 106 Guidelines:
Guidelines for using Section 106, the primary basis for Federal Archaeology and
Part 800: Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 as
amended.: This is the primary law that provides a basis for Federal historic
Section 106: This page provides information about how agencies and private
companies can work with Section 106 guidelines, etc.
Criteria for evaluating cultural
resources for nomination to the National Register of Historic places.: These
are the criteria used by archaeologists to determine if a site is suitable for
nomination to the National Register of Historic Places and thereby providing it
some protection under Section 106 guidelines.
National Grave Protection and
Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Home Page: This is the home page for data and
information about the current status of NAGPRA.
Grave Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990: Original version of the
NAGPRA law passed in 1990.
American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act as amended in 1997: This is
the current version of the NAGPRA law containing revisions made in
Penalties for violation of NAGPRA: Here's what will happen if someone breaks
the NAGPRA law.
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