|Keeping Current in Anthropology
Anthropology in the News : From Texas A&M.; Daily updates (during school year) in the Science of Anthropology.
U.K. Archaeology Data Service : You can't throw a pint glass in Great Britain without hitting a Roman mosaic, stone circle, tumbledown Norman church, or some other notable ruin. This site can help you track down information on these far-flung treasures.
|Overviews of Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology Tutorials Menu : Addresses ten topics in Cultural (Social) Anthropology such as language and culture, and ethnicity and race. Also covers physical anthropology.
Creative Impulse - Prehistory : A tremendous web resource. Although the primary emphasis is on cultural anthropology, there are many fine links to pages about physical anthropology.
Formenti's Links to Anthropology :
Just about everything in Anthropology. Great reference website.
Anthropology from Minnesota : Presents a series of one-page summaries written on everything from Native American arrowhead styles to Egyptian chariots. Also lists museum Web sites, major archaeological sites, and rock art.
Monte Verde Under Fire : The validity of the earliest site in the Americas is called into question.
Friend's of America's Past : Studying Human remains.
Vikings: The North American Saga : This exhibit now has an expanded presence online. The new Viking Voyage site contains archaeology, sagas, and environmental and genetics research.
Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau : Centered on the Four Corners of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, the Colorado Plateau is 337,000 square kilometers of paradox. Learn about the Anasazi people, who built cliff dwellings and kivas before disappearing 800 years ago. Find out how scientists use fossilized garbage piles left by packrats to trace past vegetation and animal life.
Along the Amazon, an Advanced Society Before Columbus : New evidence of a "lost" landscape of ponds and zigzagging channels covering more than 300 square miles of seasonally flooded savanna in Bolivia's Baures region, which borders Brazil and is washed by tributaries of the Amazon River.
Teotihuacan Home Page :
Long before Buckingham Palace and Trump Tower, the Mesoamerican city of Teotihuacan was building to impress. Tour this ancient site's spectacular pyramids and read about ongoing excavations by archaeologists from Arizona State University in Tempe, Aichi Provincial University in Japan, and the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History.
An Ancient Skull Challenges Long-Held Theories : After two decades in storage, a fossilized cranium has now been identified by Brazilian scientists as the oldest human remains ever recovered in the hemisphere. Her features appear to be Negroid, not Mongoloid.
Want Human Origins?
Human Genealogy : The Jones, Smiths, Macys and Darwins. An introduction to human evolution. A primer.
Becoming Human : The hominid fossil record. A bit about DNA, and books.
Timelines and Cladograms : Hominid family trees and graphics.
30,000 Years of Art
The Cave of Lascaux : Blow your mind.
The Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc
A fine addition to early art history.
Petroglyphs: African Rock Art & Links
Rock Art in Arkansas