Monday, September 30, 2002

The American Battlefield Protect web site is from the National Park Service. This program tries to save and protect battlefields here in the U.S.. There is a lot of news here as well as grants.

American Battlefield Protection Program, National Park Service
This is the web site for Missouri archaeologists. They have a section on ethics, and archaeological contractors in MO.


Missouri Association of Professional Archaeologists

Friday, September 20, 2002

The Great Buildings collection is on a CD with photographic images for both PC and Macs. It covers 750 buildings from around the world with architectural drawings, video clips, a timeline, 300 live 3D building models, virtual walkthroughs, and architectural topics.

Architecture CD-ROM - Design - History - The Great Buildings Collection
This is an online course about Islamic ceramics from the British Ashmolean Museum.

Islamic Ceramics Online - Frontispiece
The Ashmolean Museum in the UK has begun putting their ceramic collection online in a huge database, with photographs of each piece and its data. It is called PotWeb, and currently covers English wares, but plans to put the rest up soon.

PotWeb: Ceramics Online @ the Ashmolean

Monday, September 16, 2002

I mentioned The Archaeology Channel back in June here, but am pointing to it again since they are having: The Archaeology Channel
International Film and Video Festival, Eugene, Oregon, USA
16-19 July 2003

FIRST CALL FOR ENTRIES

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
This festival, the first of its kind in North America, will feature films and videos produced between 1998 and 2003 about archaeology and indigenous peoples. No fee will be charged for producers submitting their films for screening. Further details will be posted on The Archaeology Channel (www.archaeologychannel.org).

SUBMISSION PACKETS MUST INCLUDE
-- Completed entry form (attached to this message as a PDF file).
-- Film produced in 1998 or later in an acceptable format: mini-DV or VHS [NTSC, PAL, SECAM]
-- A maximum of two films may be submitted by each entrant. Each submission must be accompanied by an official entry form.
-- There is no submission fee.
-- Optional - Director's Filmography (please attach if applicable)
-- If you want your screener copy returned, please include self-addressed, stamped envelope.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
January 16, 2003

DIRECT INQUIRIES TO
Richard Pettigrew
arlegin@aol.com





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A really hard way to go under a bridge if you are a towboat. This is from Finland.

towboat

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This is an important site for finding out about anthropology and archaeology in the news.

Anthropology in the News
SHA is the main group for the study of historical archaeology. Underwater archaeology is also included.

The Society for Historical Archaeology
Here is the Society for American Archaeology web site.

SAAweb - Society for American Archaeology
This is an excellent book catalog on Indian archaeology. If you click on details, you will get the table of contents and more information about the book.
Archaeology: Catalogue of Books from India