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Archaeology and ancient history: Key resources

For students of archaeology, ancient history and classical studies at Monash University.

Secondary Sources

 

Databases for Archaeology and Ancient History
Databases for Classics

Databases are essential for uncovering research published in scholarly sources in your area of interest. Consult several to find journal articles, books, theses, conference papers and much more on your area of interest. The links above take you to our list of databases for archaeology and classics.

Lunar eclipse over Persepolis - Full Moon above the tomb of Cyrus the Great - Star trails above Sassanid palace. Iran

Lunar eclipse over Persepolis, Iran | Full moon above the tomb of Cyrus the Great in Pasargadae, Iran | Star trails above Sassanid palace, Iran. All images Bridgeman Education.

Archaeology Call Numbers
Archaeology
Call Number
Ancient world 913
Ceramic arts 738
Greek art 709.38
Greek & Roman coins 737.4938
History of the ancient world 930
History of ancient Egypt 932
History of ancient Greece 938
History of ancient Italy 937
History of ancient Palestine 937
History of Mesopotamia/ Iranian Plateau 935
Minoans (inc Knossos, archaeology, customs)      939.18
Mycenaeans 938.8

 

Classics Call Numbers
Classics
Call Number
Classical (Greek & Roman) religion 292
Treatment of women in Greece to 323 AD               305.4
Italic literatures Latin 870
Latin poetry 871
Latin epic poetry & fiction 873
Hellenic literatures Classical Greek 880
Classical Greek poetry 881
Classical Greek drama 882
Classical Greek poetry & fiction 937

Bowl with a Killer Whale Deity, 100 BC-AD 700 (terracotta with slip), Nazca Culture - Polychrome bowl with naturalistic fox images - Grey pottery vessel decorated with panels of animal designs, from the Hili tombs - Vessel with zoomorphic handles and geometric decoration - Bowl, 4000-2200 BC (ceramic), Neolithic

Bowl with a Killer Whale Deity, 100 BC-AD 700 (terracotta with slip), Nazca Culture | Polychrome bowl with naturalistic fox images | Grey pottery vessel decorated with panels of animal designs, from the Hili tombs | Vessel with zoomorphic handles and geometric decoration | Bowl, 4000-2200 BC (ceramic), Neolithic. All images Brigdeman Education.

Detail of Italy from the Peutinger map, Tablet depicting a map, Mesopotamia, Ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, Wiltshire, with original plan and elevation, and ruins as of 1816

Detail of Italy from the Peutinger map copy | Tablet depicting a map, Mesopotamia |Ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, Wiltshire, with original plan and elevation, and ruins as of 1816, All images Bridgeman Education.

Farnese collection, National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy, bust of Tiberius, Ephesus Archaeological Museum, Selcuk Izmir, Turkey, Rockefeller Archaeological Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, Barbarian bust, Italy, Archaeological Museum at Olympia

Farnese collection, National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy | Bust of Tiberius, Ephesus Archaeological Museum, Selcuk Izmir, Turkey | Rockefeller Archaeological Museum, Jerusalem, Israel | Barbarian bust, Italy | Archaeological Museum at Olympia, All images Bridgeman Education.