We have put together a very small selection of online resources that exhibit
a variety of uses of images. When browsing through this list, make notes on the
following, so you have an idea of the kinds of problems students may encounter
when using multimedia resources online.
Humans Evolved access to part of a multimedia tutorial (R. Boyd, J.B.
Silk, WW Norton College Books).
Time Line attractive interface to text and still images covering hominid
and human evolution (R. Effland, K. Costello, K. Wullstein, Mesa Community
Man multimedia presentation on the discovery of Homo erectus in
France, and reconstructions (National Museum of Natural History, and CNRS,
Aegean Bronze Age, Archaic, Classical, Roman periods
The Beazley Archive an
extensive research collection on Greek sculpture and pottery at the University
online searchable database of shipping and shipwrecks in the Mediterranean. An
international effort (NAVIS project).
Sphakia Survey: the Internet
edition the project explores human interaction with the landscape of
south-western Crete, from the late Neolithic to Byzantine, Venetian and
Turkish periods. The online edition has a wealth of information, including a
searchable database of sites and finds, and teaching resources. (Sphakia
Survey Internet Edition, University of Oxford.)
Archaeological Project a large Web site devoted to the fieldwork
project. It includes a map-entry interface for the online finds and excavation
database (this site uses Java, and may not run on Macintoshes; University of