--> A guide to open access data relevant to ancient Near East & Mediterranean studies

Accademia Fiorentina di Papirologia e di Studi sul Mondo Antico 
--> Open access papyrological texts from the academy in Florence

Amarna Corpus 
--> The Amarna corpus comprises transliterations of the 380 cuneiform tablets found at Tell el-Amarna (ancient Akhetaten) in Egypt. It contains diplomatic correspondence and Akkadian scholarly works from the mid-14th century BC and was kindly donated to Oracc

American Numismatic Society Database 
(BSA has: Spring 2005 -) --> The ANS collections database contains information on more than 600,000 objects in the Society’s collections. These include, coins, paper money, tokens, ‘primitive’ money, medals and decorations, from all parts of the world, and all periods.

American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy 
--> Includes links to web based epigraphical resources

--> On-line database of the « Bulletin Amphorologique » edited by the Revue des études grecques

Ancient Inscriptions of the Northern Black Sea 
--> New study of all Ancient Greek and Latin inscriptions originating from the Northern Coast of the Black Sea; and publication of Russian and English critical editions of the inscriptions in print and digital formats

--> Digital library of modern Greek studies from the University of Crete

ARCANE. Associated Chronologies for the Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean 
--> The ultimate goal of the ARCANE project is to produce a reliable relative and absolute chronology of the entire Near East based on the synchronization of regional chronologies for the third millennium BC.

Archaeological Traces.org 
--> Series of B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. dissertations on archaeology

--> Web-orientated archaeological mapping and research project, founded by the late Prof. Andrew Sherratt, which continues to be developed at the Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield, UK.

Archbase. A site for archaeological data

--> Experimental social bookmarking service for archaeology

Archives graphiques et photographiques 
--> Photographic and graphics archives of the French School at Athens

Atlas of Roman Pottery 
--> Collection of pages on pottery and ceramics in archaeology, principally of the Roman period (1st cent. BC - 5th cent. AD) in Britain and western Europe.

Attic Vase Inscriptions 
--> Continues H. Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions

AWOL: The Ancient World Online 
--> Latest links for Classical Studies and other related subjects

Babylonian calender converter 
--> The calendar converter is based on the tables of the Babylonian calendar published in 1956 by Parker and Dubberstein and is valid from 626/25 BCE, the year before the accession of Nabopolassar, until 75/76 CE, i.e. year 386 of the Seleucid Era (SE). Outsi

--> This website reports on the excavations at Berenike by the University of Delaware (USA) and Leiden University (the Netherlands) between 1994 and 2001. Information on recent work done at the site, by the University of Delaware and the Polish Centre of Medi

--> Links to digitised versions of archeology and history of art journals

Bibliographia archaeologica Slovenica selecta (BASS) 
(BSA has online: 2000 - )

Bibliography of 19th Century (Greece) 
--> An e-catalogue. Benaki Museum (in Greek)

Bibliotheca Classica Selecta 
--> Classical studies and epigraphy bibliography with annotated links to e-Journals

Black Sea Studies Oral presentations

Blue Guide to EU member state archives 
--> Structure, location availability of archive files from the EU Foreign office Ministries

British Academy Portal 
--> Access to the British Academy's directory of online resources in the humanities and the social sciences

British Library digitised manuscripts - 500 landmark 
--> The British Library's Digitised Manuscripts was launched on 27 September 2010. Just over a year on, we have now published online and in its entirety our 500th item.

British Museum collection database 
--> Search almost two million objects from the entire Museum collection.

Byzantine Photographs and Fieldwork Collections 
--> Black-and-white prints, color transparencies, slides, and negatives of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology from the fourth through the fifteenth century. The emphasis is on materials from Byzantium and neighboring cultures: Italy, Bulgaria, Serbi

--> On-line collections of the French School of Athens. Collected corpus of publications

Canadian epigraphic mission at Xanthos-Letoon 
--> Reports and publications, documentary database

Capidava online

Central and Eastern European Online Library 
--> Online archive with access to full text PDF articles from 494 humanities and social science journals and re-digitized documents pertaining to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European topics.

Centre d'Etudes Alexandrines 
Pdf collection of rare and ancient books on Alexandria

Checklist of Greek, Latin, Demotic & Coptic Papyri, Ostraca & Tablets 
--> Searchable bibliography of all monographic volumes, both current and out-of-print

--> Built on the art of ancient Greece and Rome, CLAROS is an international research collaboration, using the latest Information and Communication Technologies to enable simultaneous searching of major collections in university research institutes and museums

Corpus Attic Vase Inscriptions 
--> Continued by Attic Vase Inscriptions

Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum databank

Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum II

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum 
--> Digitisation project of out-of-print fascicules

Current Archaeology in Turkey 
--> Up-to-date information on projects currently operating in Turkey and is revised regularly.

D A M S E G - Database of Archaeological Material from Swedish Excavations in Greece 
--> Inventory of mainly published and exhibited material from the Swedish excavations in the Argolid. This database can, and hopefully will be extended in the future to encompass material from all Swedish excavations in Greece. It will eventually comprise bot

DART-Europe E-theses Portal 
--> Access to 186078 full-text research theses from 300 Universities sourced from 19 European countries

Digital Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World 
--> From the Foundation of the Hellenic World (Greek and English)

Dikili Tas 
--> Presentation of research documentation from Dikili Tas, Philippi

--> Materials for the study of women and gender in the Ancient World

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) 
--> Categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific & scholarly journals.

--> Digital library of Slovenia: access to articles, journals, manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, sheet music, sound recordings.

Duke Data Bank Of Documentary Papyri (DDPDP) 
--> 500 Papyrus volumes hosted by the Perseus project

Eagle - Electronic Archive of Greek and Latin Epigraphy 
--> International Federation of Epigraphic Databases under the patronage of Association Internationale d'Épigraphie Grecque et Latine - AIEGL

Ecole Inititative 
--> Hyper text encyclopaedia of early church history

Electronic resources for Classicists. 2nd generation

Enkomi Digitisation Project 
--> Collaborative effort between the Department of Antiquities, the Open University of Cyprus and the British Museum. This implementation will ensure the preservation of the collection, provide accessibility to objects belonging to the so-called “old collecti

Epigraphic Database Rome

Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg 
--> The aim of the project Epigraphic Database Heidelberg (EDH) is to integrate Latin inscriptions from all parts of the Roman Empire into an extensive database. Since 2004 Greek inscriptions from the same chronological timespan are also being entered. It co

Ernst Herzfeld Papers 
--> Herzfeld's archaeological activities including Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, Paikuli, and Aleppo, including correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; squeezes of architectural inscriptions and details; and photogra

EThOS - Electronic Theses Online Service 
--> Access to UK theses

Facem. Provenance Studies on Pottery in the Southern Central Mediterranean from the 6th to the 2nd c. B.C. 
--> Provenance Studies on Pottery in the Southern Central Mediterranean from the 6th to the 2nd c. B.C.

Goussen Library Collection 
--> Contains prints in Western classical and modern languages, but predominantly prints in oriental languages such as Syrian, Coptic, Ethiopian, Arabic, Armenian and Georgian languages from the 16th to the 20th century (the focus is on the 18th and the 19th c

Guide to Evagrius Ponticus 
--> This Guide provides definitive lists of Evagrius's works, of editions and translations of those works, and of studies related to his life and thought. It includes an inventory of key ancient sources that refer to Evagrius and a display of imagery from the

HdtDep - syntactic dependencies search engine in Herodotus' Book 1 
--> HdtDep is a search engine for a treebank consisting of the first book of Herodotus' Histories. The treebank is encoded in an XML file based on A. Godley's Loeb edition (1920), available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States Lic

ICCROM publications 
--> Including ICCROM conservation studies

ICOMOS Open Archive 
--> Global archive specialising in the conservation and restoration of monuments, sites and landscapes.

iDAIimages/Arachne (Create account to access materials) 
--> Central object database of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and the Archaeological Institute of the University of Cologne

Interdisciplinaria Archaeologica. Natural sciences in archaeology 
--> Interests include bioarcheaology (archaeobotany, archaeozoology, archaeogenetics and anthropology), geoarchaeology (petro-archeology, micromorphology) and dating methods in archaeology. We will publish contributions that aim to solve archaeological questi

Ircica Farabi Digital Library - Ottoman Yearbooks collection 
Collection of Official Ottoman State Yearbooks (Salname)

Ircica Farabi Digital Library - Voyages in Middle East collection 
Selected collection of media about Middle East and its history, culture & geography

Ircica Farabi Digital Library - Voyages in the Balkan Peninsula

J-STOR (BSA & Knossos libraries only) 
Arts & Sciences I,II,III,V,VII --> Interdisciplinary digital archive,1,000+ retrospective journal titles, including the Annual of the BSA. Click on Collection to find individual titles

John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation

Kerch Museum online

Latin Library at Ad Fontes Academy, The 
--> A collection of Classical, Christian, Medieval, and Neo-Latin texts

Les Inscriptions de Thespies 
--> Inscriptions from Thespies

Leuven database of Ancient books

Macquarie University ResearchOnline: Department of Ancient History 
--> Open Access Ancient History at Macquarie University

Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée Jean Pouilloux Amphores de la Narbonnaise 
--> Amphoras from the Narbonnaise

Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée Jean Pouilloux Atlas du Sites du Proche-Orient

Medicina Antiqua 
--> Short, authoritative, up-to-date treatments of specific topics in Graeco-Roman medicine and medical thought, with suggestions for further reading or WWW browsing.

MEGA-Jordan. National Heritage Documentation and Management System for Jordan's Archaeological Sites 
--> Geographic information system (GIS) to inventory and manage archaeology sites at a national level

Monuments of the Hittites 
--> Interactive map of Hittite monuments

Museum of Underwater Archaeology digital collections 
--> The online MUA helps underwater archaeologists and maritime historians present their research on shipwrecks and other sites to the public.

National Heritage Institute of Tunisia Portal

National Library of Greece, Digital Newspaper Archive 
--> Digital collection of Greek newspapers

Near Eastern Archaeology. Dig-it-al NEA 
--> Near Eastern Archaeology is pleased to announce its new online venture: Dig-it-al NEA. This online forum features original essays, reviews, and other content to complement the print publication of the journal.

--> Bibliography of Aegean Prehistory and related areas

Nicholas V. Artamonoff Collection 
--> 543 photographs taken in Istanbul and five archaeological sites in Western Turkey (Ephesus, Hierapolis, Laodicea on the Lycus, Pergamum, Priene) from 1935 to 1945. The high quality photographs are of great value as they show buildings, sites, and objects

Numismatic Literature 
--> Annotated bibliograpahy of all numismatics publications by the American Numismatic Society

Oculu-Z. Open source, open data platform for collaborative computer vision technology 
--> Software, data and documentation related to 3D reconstruction from digital images. There are many possible ways of generating a 3D model from a series of images. This project focuses on the Structure from Motion (SfM) approach. SfM is an elegant and robus

Open Access Archaeology 
--> Open Access Archaeology is a website dedicated to helping people discover and us open access resources in the field of Archaeology.

Open Access ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT Open) 
--> Full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.Quick and easily location of dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to pub

Opinions of ancient philosophers (Prototype of a collection of all ancient testimonies related to philosophers of greco-roman world) 
--> This collection of testimonies aims at collecting in a database the text of the sources related to the so-called presocratic philosophers.

Pauly (New, Brill)

--> Der Neue Pauly – published in print by Metzler Verlag – is the most complete and most authoritative modern encyclopedia of the ancient world currently available. In nearly 20,000 entries it covers two thousand years of history and culture of Greco-Roman Antiquity and the reception of this in the two thousand years that followed. This unique reference work is also available in print and online as Brill’s New Pauly

Philpapers. Online research in philosophy 
--> PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers. We monitor journals in many areas of philosophy, as well as archives and personal pages. We also accept articles directly from users, who can prov

Portale di Archeologia Medievale 
--> Portal for medieval archaeology in Italian

Ptolemy Machine: text services 
--> TEI edition of the Greek text of Ptolemy's Geography

Searchable Greek Inscriptions. A Scholarly Tool in Progress. The Packard Humanities Institute 
--> Inscriptions by Region: Attica (IG I-III) Peloponnesos (IG IV-[VI]) Central Greece (IG VII-IX) Northern Greece (IG X) Thrace and the Lower Danube (IG X) North Shore of the Black Sea Aegean Islands, incl. Crete (IG XI-[XIII]) Asia Minor Cyprus ([IG XV]

Social Change and Cultural Interaction in the Middle Helladic Argolid 2000 - 1500 BC

Suda on line: Byzantine Lexicography 
--> Freely accessible, keyword-searchable, XML-encoded database with translations, annotations, bibliography, and automatically generated links to a number of other important electronic resources.

tDAR. The Digital Archaeological Record 
--> International digital archive and repository for data about archaeological investigations, research, resources, and scholarship.

Tell Halaf Ausgrabungsprojekt

Text Image Linking Environment 
--> Web-based tool for creating and editing image-based electronic editions and digital archives of humanities texts.

The Alpheios Project 
--> Open access software for reading and learning languages. We currently support Arabic, Latin and Ancient Greek texts. Support for Chinese is currently under development and in the future we hope to support additional languages.

The Corinth Computer Project 
--> This research project is devoted to the study of the origin, development and evolution of the Roman city of Corinth, Greece. One of the goals of the project is to educate people who are interested in Roman city planning, using the city of Corinth as the

The Cretan Hieroglyphic Texts 
--> A web edition of the texts based on CHIC with commentary

The Parthenon Frieze Repository 
--> Organized infrastructure of digital content with free access to cultural material

The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project 
--> The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project (PRAP) is a multi-disciplinary, diachronic archaeological expedition formally organized in 1990 to investigate the history of prehistoric and historic settlement and land use in western Messenia in Greece

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Collections Database 
--> Collections Database Search Since its founding in 1887, the Penn Museum has collected around one million objects, many obtained directly through its own field excavations or anthropological research. Search the Penn Museum's digital collections includ

Thesaurus Lingua Graeca (TLG ON-Line) (BSA & Knossos libraries only) 
--> A comprehensive digitized collection of literary texts written in Greek from Homer to AD 1453

TIMEA: Travellers in the Middle East Archive 
--> "TIMEA is a digital archive of narratives documenting travel to the Middle East published between the 18th and early 20th centuries, along with images and interactive GIS maps. In the initial phase of the project, we are focusing on building a coherent co

--> Table of Contents of interest to Classicists

Travel Literature on Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean 15th-19th centuries 
--> Database of Travel Literature on Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean (containing texts and illustrations) from the 15th to the 19th century.

Travels in Southeastern Europe 
--> "This project is comprised of texts which were digitized in two groups. The first group contains four accounts of travel in southeastern Europe, each of which contains a significant portion devoted to Bosnia and Hercegovina. The texts were chosen because

Universitaet Wuerzburg open access publications in classical philology and classical studies 
--> Open access publications of the university

University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Arts, Department of Historical Studies doctoral theses database

 US Epigraphy Project
--> Enlarged database of some 2,500 Greek and Latin inscriptions in the USA by collection and publication and searching of nearly all of these according to various categories of metadata (language, date, origin, type, material) and bibliographic information.

Virtual World Project 
--> Designed for educational purposes, with teachers and students in mind. The project offers two modes for viewing the archaeological sites (Tour and Presentation mode). See the help screens for further information on using the project. Audio commentary is b

Worldwide Arts Resources 
--> Interactive gateway to all examplars of qualitative arts information and culture on the internet

Yale University Art Gallery: Ancient Art Collection 
--> Open access database

Yale University Art Gallery: Coins and Medals 
--> Open access database

Yale University Center for British Art 
--> Open access database

Γενικά Αρχεία του Κράτους 
--> Greek State Achives. Holds a growing collection of papers and digital archives from the beginnings of the Greek State..

Εθνικό Αρχείο Διδακτορικών Διατριβών 
--> Greek dissertations online

--> Access to selection of Greek philological and literary journals (1834-1930)