Lists and datasets

3d-ceramics

3d models of archaeological ceramics.

ABM tutorials

A collection of tutorial on agent-based modelling for archaeologists.

aca_data_collection

collection of archaeological data for training purposes.

aDRAC

The Archive des datations radiocarbones d’Afrique centrale (archive for radiocarbon datings from Central Africa, aDRAC) provides a catalogue of available radiocarbon dates from Central Africa. The data cover published radiocarbon dates and essential metadata for each date as well as available references.

ancient-ceramic-kilns

GeoJSON files for ceramic kilns of the ancient world, no chronological/spatial boundaries

AncientMetagenomeDir

Repository containing lists of all published ancient metagenome samples (and related).

Archaeological Ethics Database

Brings together sources on archaeological ethics in a single place for the use of students, researchers, and professional archaeologists.

archaeology

A directory of GitHub projects by OR for archaeologists.

Arran

A benchmark dataset for automated detection of archaeological sites on LiDAR data.

AtlantGIS

Faked GIS-Datasets, simulating an island in the Atlantic for educational purposes in using GIS in archaeology

binford

Datasets used in Binford’s 2001 book “Constructing Frames of Reference: An Analytical Method for Archaeological Theory Building Using Ethnographic and Environmental Data Sets

c14-laboratory-code

List of all past and present radiocarbon laboratory codes known to have been used in published references.

CalPal-Database

CalPal 14C-Database created by Bernhard Weninger (Universität zu Köln) as part of the CalPal software package. This repository serves as an interface to access the data more easily.

caribbean-14C

A compilation of anthropogenic radiocarbon dates for the Caribbean region.

Classical and ancient Linked Open Data

A list of linked open data repositories relating to classics and ancient history.

Crop_Origins_Phylo

Repository of Crop Origins database and Phylo Food phylogeny.

ctv-archaeology

This CRAN Task View contains a list of packages useful for scientific work in Archaeology.

Day of Archaeology Archive

Archive of content shared during the annual Day of Archaeology from 2011-2017.

dayofarchaeology

export of posts from dayofarchaeology.com

Digital Encyclopedia of Archaeologists

A webpage containing brief biographical information about some iconic archaeologists.

DObsiSS

The Database of Obsidian Sourcing Studies

evoarchdata

Datasets from studies of cultural evolution in Archaeology

folio

Datasets for teaching quantitative approaches and modeling in archaeology and paleontology. This package provides several types of data related to broad topics (cultural evolution, radiocarbon dating, paleoenvironments, etc.), which can be used to illustrate statistical methods in the classroom (multivariate data analysis, compositional data analysis, diversity measurement, etc.).

GCD

Global Charcoal Database

Git-to-the-Point

An open call to edit and revise current typological assignments and attributes associated with diagnostic artifacts found across the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas (NFGT).

gitMuseum

A repository listing Museums active on GitHub, written in Rstats.

gorbit

Making the freely available and excellent Orbis data just a little bit more easy to use.

Isaac's List of FOSS tools for academics... and what to use them for!

An annotated list of open source tools for academics.

italy-3d-amphitheaters

3D amphitheatres.

levant-zooarch

Table of faunal analyses from archaeological sites in the Levant.

Map Files

This page presents an ever growing collection of resources for digital mapping.

map-of-Ancient-Egypt

Known pyramids of Ancient Egypt using python + OpenStreetMap.

NERD

Dataset of 10,647 radiocarbon dates from the Near East from the Late Pleistocene until the Late Holocene (ca. 14 - 2 kya BP).

Open Access Archaeology

OpenAccessArchaeology.org is dedicated to helping people discover and use Open Access resources in the field of Archaeology.

open-archaeo

A list of open source archaeological software and resources.

OpenArchaeology.net

Open Archaeology hosts a number of sub-projects that while functional at a component level are intended to interoperate creating a complete AIS (Archaeological Information System), including the components necessary to manage the organisation carrying out the archaeology.

pe-dictionary

Proto-Elamite sign list.

photogrammetry_datasets

This is a collection of datasets for photogrammetry.

Potential datasets for PhD projects

A Google Doc with different archaeological and anthropological datasets and resources for students who need to make changes to their project due to COVID-19

R-Scripts

This contains a set of data about human mobility, subsistance, population, and environmental productivity derived from the Standard Cross Cultural Sample

ramphs

Roman amphitheater data as R package

rapanui-radiocarbon

A repository of radiocarbon data for Rapa Nui.

roman-amphitheaters

A dataset of Roman amphitheaters.

roman-amphitheaters

A dataset and discussion relating to Roman amphitheaters

roman-empire

Map of the Roman Empire made with vector tiles

roman-maps

These are geojson files relevant to Roman history. Initially they are all derived from the Ancient World Mapping Center’s set of CC-BY-NC licensed shapefiles.

Roman-material-database-info

An interactive database of construction materials used in antiquity meant to enable creation of 3D and virtual reality (VR) models of historic structures.

rorbium

Orbis data as an R package

Roundup of Resources on Ancient Geography

Included in the following list are links to digital project dealing with geography and the ancient world.

swapdata

A collection of archaeological datasets and tools related to the prehistory of Southwest Asia.

tavo-a27

Ancient animal occurrence data from Uerpmann 1987, The Ancient Distribution of Ungulate Mammals in the Middle East, TAVO A27.

The ABM in Archaeology Bibliography

A selected yet comprehensive list of literature and resources on Agent Based Models (ABM) in Archaeology.

The AWOL Index

This publication systematically describes ancient-world information resources on the world-wide web. The bibliographic data presented herein has been programmatically extracted from the content of AWOL - The Ancient World Online (ISSN 2156-2253) and formatted in accordance with a structured data model.

Tools for Quantitative Archaeology

Keith KintighTools for Quantitative Archaeology TFQA, is a package of more than 45 PC programs developed to satisfy several unusual analytical needs of archaeologists.