API interfaces, scrapers and datasets

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

archaeology-data-service

an app to collect data on archaeological objects.

archdata

The archdata package provides several types of data that are typically used in archaeological research

benmarwickopencontext.r

Experimenting with the opencontext.org API using R

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.

c14bazAAR

R package to query different openly accessible radiocarbon date databases, allowing for basic data cleaning, calibration and merging

caddonet

Peer reviewed and indexed articles published on Caddo archaeology since 2000.

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.

cawd

An R package that collects together data for the ancient world

DObsiSS

The Database of Obsidian Sourcing Studies

evoarchdata

Datasets from studies of cultural evolution in Archaeology

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).

gorbit

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

idaifieldR

The goal of idaifieldR is to flexibly get data from the idaifield database into R.

Map Files

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

neolithicR

Shiny app to search and filter radiocarbon dates from various source databases, based on the R package c14bazAAR.

neotoma

Programmatic R interface to the Neotoma Paleoecological Database

opencontext

An R API client for the Open Context archaeological data repository

paleocoreR

R package for interacting with the Paleocore API

paleofire

An R package to analyse sedimentary charcoal records from the Global Charcoal Database to reconstruct past biomass burning

R-Scripts

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

radiocarbon-scrapers

Scrapers for public radiocarbon databases

ramphs

Roman amphitheater data as R package

rapanui-radiocarbon

A repository of radiocarbon data for Rapa Nui.

rintchron

rintchron provides an R interface to IntChron, an indexing service and exchange format for chronological data such as radiocarbon dates

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

rpaleoclim

R interface for open paleoclimate data

shkrdata

Package for downloading and preparing shkr data for archaeological analysis

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

tdar

R package that allows programmatic access to the Digital Archaeological Record (tDAR), a service of Digital Antiquity.

THANADOS

An open source, web application for the presentation of archaeological data especially for burial studies.

The Southwestern Taphonomic Protocol

A set of analyses to control for variable taphonomic impacts on archaeological faunal datasets