Datasets

3D libraries of ships

A 3D library of ancient (classical era) ships.

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.

AIDA

Dataset of 4,010 radiocarbon dates from Italy from Late Mesolithic until Late Antiquity.

ancient-ceramic-kilns

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

archdata

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

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.

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.

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.

DObsiSS

The Database of Obsidian Sourcing Studies

evoarchdata

Datasets from studies of cultural evolution in Archaeology

GCD

Global Charcoal Database

gorbit

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

IsoArcH

Open access and collaborative isotope database for bioarcheological samples.

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).

p3k14c

Global archaeological radiocarbon dataset

pe-dictionary

Proto-Elamite sign list.

pta_data

An open access digital archive of antique Christian texts.

R-Scripts

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

racisminarchy

Contains data and R code for our article on computational text analysis of racism in archaeology.

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

rxpand

Radiocarbon dates for the spread of farming and ceramics in tropical South America.

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.

xronos.R

A worldwide database of chronological information from archaeological contexts, including radiocarbon and dendrochronological data.