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Archaeology Resources: Background Info

Getting Started with Reference

Reference resources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases and handbooks. Entries in such sources tend to be rather short and they are meant to help you get started with research on a new topic.

General Reference Databases

Reference Books

Atlases

Cultural Atlas of Ancient Egypt

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DT60 .B34 2000

The New Cultural Atlas of Egypt
CALL NUMBER:  Ref. G2491.E6 M3 2010

The Atlas of World Archaeology

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CC165 .A85 2000

Handbooks

A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. BS621 .F36 2003

Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DF77 .A35 2005

          

Reference Books

Dictionaries

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

CALL NUMBER: Ref. CC70 .D37 2008

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CC70 .K56 2000

Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DS70.82 .L45 2003

International Dictionary of Historic Places
CALL NUMBER: Ref. CC135 .I585 1994

Encyclopedias

Archaeology of Food: An Encyclopedia
CALL NUMBER: Ref.GN799.F6 A73 2015

Encyclopedia of Archaeology

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CC165 .E5 1999 vol. 1-5

Encyclopedia of Archaeology

CALL NUMBER: Ref. CC70 .E54 2008 v.1-3

Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DS111 .A2 E5 vol. 1-4

Encyclopedia of Latin American History & Culture
CALL NUMBER: Ref. F1406.E53 2008 

The Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences 
CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CC70.E53 2019

The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DS111 .A2 E5813 1993 vol. 1-4

Milestones in Archaeology: A Chronological Encyclopedia

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CC100 .M87 2007

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DT58 .O94 2001

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DS56 .O9 1997 vol. 1-5

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DS111 .A2 O94 2013