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Social Studies School Service
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Part of the History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers

Non-Western History

ASIA/PACIFIC

CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA

CHINA/JAPAN

AFRICA

MIDDLE EAST

INDIA

GENERAL/CROSS-CULTURAL

MIDDLE EAST
  1. Persian Heritage
  2. Splendors of Topkapi, Palace of the Ottoman Sultans
  3. NMAA: Cleopatra: Lost & Found
  4. Byzantine Museum of Zakynthos
  5. frontline: the survival of saddam
  6. Ancient History Sourcebook: A Collection of Contracts from Mesopotamia, c. 2300 - 428 BCE
  7. Ancient Egypt Webquest, Find information about Ancient Egypt
  8. Teachers' Guild Lesson Plan: Art of Egypt Activities
  9. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur: The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
  10. Imaging the Word
    Selections of Calligraphy from the Islamic World. An exhibit at the Smithsonian.
  11. Preserving ancient statues from Jordan - Main Menu
    Neolithic Statues from Jordan at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.
  12. Semitic Museum, Harvard Univ. Home Page
  13. Egypt: Gift of the Nile
    Fun activities, especially the ability to play with Egyptian wigs. Online Teacher's Lessons include: Talking Monuments, Scribe School, Gift of the Nile: Gardens and Culture, A Snip Here, A Cut There, Sekhmet to Bastet: Wild to Tame and Back Again!, In Balance, Go Ask Your Mummy, A Door in the Wall.
  14. Egyptian Museum
  15. Ancient Egypt - Menu page
  16. Mediterranean World Galleries
    From the Royal Ontario Museum.
  17. Museum of Fine Arts - Pharaohs of the Sun
    "Boston, Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen, captures the revolutionary epoch known as the Amarna Age (1353 to 1336 B.C.) when the Pharaoh Akhenaten assumed the throne of Egypt at its peak of imperial glory. Features three web exhibits: EXPLORE ANCIENT EGYPT uses the Museum of Fine Art's permanent collection to help you learn some basics of Egyptian art and to go behind the scenes of spectacular excavations." PHARAOHS OF THE SUN based on the exhibition on view at the MFA from November 14, 1999 to February 6, 2000, takes you into the revolutionary world of Egypt's pharaoh Akhenaten and his capital city." COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS When you want to go further, "Collection Highlights" is a great place to see more masterpieces from the MFA's Egyptian collection." An excellent timeline in the "Learning Resources" section, even though I could not get two of the graphics to load. Plan for some time to browse this large resource.
  18. MMA, The Art of Ancient Egypt
    Themes-- "Ancient Egyptian Beliefs," "Looking at Egyptian art," and "The Story of the Collection"--that group objects and historical ideas into questions and answers. You can also browse the 4,000-year Timeline to explore the information chronologically, or the index of forty Objects featured from the Museum's collection. Resources and Curriculum Connections sections are designed to help educators integrate the art of ancient Egypt into their classroom."
  19. Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna: The Fatimids
    The fine arts and culture of the Fatimids, "...one of the most successful dynasties of the Islam. Its reign lasting 200 years from 969 to 1171 a.Chr.marks a glorious highlight in the history of Islamic Egypt."
  20. The Virtual Mummy
  21. Islamic Arts and Architecture Organization
  22. Islamic Art
  23. Detroit Institute of Arts : Permanent Collection - Ancient Art - Islamic Art
  24. BRITISH MUSEUM: Egyptian Antiquities - The Collection
  25. Le monde arabe : histoire et devenir
    Institut du Monde Arabe in France, with links to the Arab world... French only... Have you tried any of those translation sites yet?

  26. THE NUBIA SALVAGE PROJECT
  27. Ancient Nubia - The Kingdom of Kush
  28. WideHorizon Plus - a Newsletter for teachers of world history/ancient civilizations
    A lesson each month, currently (11/99) in Kush -- a social studies/language arts lesson giving students ample opportunity to develop skills across the curriculum.
  29. Lesson Plan (World History) for teaching about papyrus

  30. Wrapped in Pride
    A three-part series explores the Beirut hostage crisis from 1984 to 1991. Middle/High School Monday, September 27, 1999 (10-11:00 pm) "Combining a dramatic political story with wrenching personal testimony from some of the principal figures, this three-part series explores the Beirut hostage crisis from 1984 to 1991. The first hour explores the origins of the hostage crisis in Lebanon, recalling the 15-year civil war that devastated that country."
  31. The Pharaonic Village - Introduction
  32. middle east
  33. WER/ArticleKush
  34. Virginia's Virtual Art Room
    Virtual tour of ancient Egypt. extensive lesson materials for teachers in the form 16 lessons in the areas of Art and Culture, Gods and Goddesses,Tombs and Mortuary Art, Daily Life.
  35. The tomb of Sennefer
    Up-to-date information for Internet users on a University of Cambridge archaeological fieldwork project in progress.
  36. Largest mummy find in Egypt's history made in oasis
  37. BBC News | Middle East | Golden mummies discovered
  38. The Manchester Museum: Egyptology
    Also BBC Video Report [RealPlayer]
  39. Dr. Hawass - The Plateau - Official Website of Dr. Zahi Hawass - Main Gate
    Recent Articles: *Saving The Secrets of the Sands* *The Pyramid Builders* *Remnants of a Lost Civilization?
  40. Mummies
    RealAudio NPR report on a find of some 105 mummies of high-ranking Roman Egyptians.
  41. The Egyptian State Information Service
  42. ArabNet - The Resource for the Arab World in the Middle East and North Africa
  43. The Last Jews of Libya: Information
    "The last generation of Jews who lived as adults in Libya is now growing old, and there is little time left to establish a record of their unique daily customs and culture, as recounted through oral testimony and photographic archives.... Much of the rich information is included in a series of interviews (text in English) with RealAudio excerpts."
  44. World's Oldest Deep-Sea Shipwrecks Found
    Ancient Phoenicians.
  45. Saudi Aramco - Publications
    Aramco World is published by Saudi Aramco to increase cross-cultural understanding. The bimonthly magazine's mission is to broaden knowledge of the culture of the Arab and Muslim worlds and the history, geography and economy of Saudi Arabia. Aramco World is distributed without charge, upon request, to interested readers worldwide.
  46. Semitic Museum
    The Sphinx and the Pyramids, Ancient Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection, Nuzi and the Hurrians: Fragments from a Forgotten Past.
  47. Rakia - Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem
  48. Odyssey in Egypt
  49. FOCUS on Civilizations Mediterranean Civilizations.
  50. The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Middle East Studies From the University of Texas. Includes servers in the Middle East, Middle Eastern Nations (with maps and pictures), Arabic and Islamic Studies, and Jewish Studies. The Jewish studies includes The Dead Sea Scrolls. The site includes links to general reference guides on the Middle East, Listservs and Newsgroups, and Usenet. Someone did a great deal of research for this site.
  51. Dead Sea -- Intro
    The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship, an Exhibit at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
  52. Echoes from the Ancients
    "Yodefat - a small city in the Galilean region of what is now Israel - took a brave stand against the powerful Roman army. The rebellion of this poor, agrarian community started a monumental six-year war with the Romans that would change the course of Western civilization."
    Download the Instructors Guide, including Quotes from Historians/Experts, in PDF format.
  53. Ancient History Sourcebook: The Ancient Near East and Egypt
  54. Incunabula, Hebraica & Judaica
    Resource on the history of Hebrew printing. (Also includes information useful for a study of the European Renaissance.) Five Centuries of Hebraica and Judaica, Rare Bibles and Hebrew Incunables from the Jacob M. Lowy Collection.
  55. The Origins and Ancient History of Wine
    Focus = Middle East@ University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology TOC: The origins of wine cultivation: Neolithic Period - "chateau hajji firuz", Egypt - wine for the afterlife, Mesopotamia - under the grape arbors, One of a kind laboratory - ancient evidence; modern technology, Map - wine's whereabouts: then and now, The grapevine & tree resins - nature's ingredients. The site also features 'Minangkabau of Indonesia" -- a study of village life in a province in West Sumatra, Indonesia. You can also view some of the results of the Corinth Computer Project and The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games.
  56. Corkankhamun Explains Mummification
  57. Daily Life Ancient Egypt
  58. Bahrain National Museum
  59. Ancient Egypt Webquest, Find information about Ancient Egypt
    Especially for Elementary and middle students. Learn about Ancient Egyptian daily life, Egyptian mummies, Egyptian Hieroglyphics, King Tut (Tutankhamen), Egyptian games, and Archeology. The site includes an Ancient Egyptian Annotated Bibliography for great books for kids on Ancient Egypt.
  60. The Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait
    An Eyewitness Account. The author was involved in the events leading up, during, and after the invasion by Iraqi forces.
  61. Egypt - Odyssey Online
    Newest project from the Odyssey Online was awarded Best of the Web in the Educational Use category at the international Museums and the Web '98 conference, which was held April 22 - 25 in Toronto.
  62. Egypt and the Ancient Near East for Young People and Teachers, teacher, education, children, schools, K-12, ancient history, social studies, history, Africa, Middle East, bible, students
    I use the Netmind service to notify me if a given Web page changes. The "bot" automaticaly checks from time to time and sends a notice. This is one of the sites I monitor for new resources...Click on the "What's New" when you arrive.
  63. Byzantium1200
    Computer-generated images and models of the ruins of 53 Byzantine architectural structures as they would have appeared in Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey in the year 1200.
  64. Egyptian Museum
  65. NOVA Online | Mysteries of the Nile
  66. The Islamic World to 1600
    With pages/links on: Islamic Beginnings, The Caliphate and the First Islamic Dynasty, The Fractured Caliphate and the Regional Dynasties, The Mongol Invasions, Rise of the Great Islamic Empires.
  67. Near East - Odyssey Online
  68. Turkish history articles by Dr. H. B. Paksoy
  69. Mysteries of Çatalhöyük
  70. THE IRANIAN: History, 1979 revolution, day by day
  71. NOVA Online | Mysteries of the Nile
    Take a fascinating excursion through the wonders of ancient Egypt and see the enormous energies the pharoahs devoted to erecting their soaring monuments.
  72. Discovery Online - Cleopatra : [Tune-In]
    Companion site for the TV presentation.
  73. Discovery Online - Cleopatra : As the Nile Turns
  74. Main Events In The History Of Jerusalem Timeline
  75. The Persian Carpet Gallery
  76. Gerard Paquin, "Silk and Wool: Ottoman Textile Designs in Turkish Rugs
  77. Mediterranean Prehistory Online
  78. Flowers Underfoot
  79. Alexandrian Scholarship
  80. Djoser Complex
    Use this page to explore the Precinct of Djoser and its Step Pyramid.
  81. The KHALILI Collections
    "With holdings of more than 20,000 objects documenting the entire artistic production of the Islamic lands over a period of some 1400 years."
  82. Jewish Culture and History
    Your not going to find a more complete page of links for Jewish culture in a global context.
  83. JERUSALEM
    History, Holy City, Archeology, Within Walls, Architecture, Life.
  84. Classical Atlas Project -- Home Page
  85. The Interactive Ancient Mediterranean Project
    Maps of the entire region are just a few mouse clicks away.. See http://iam.classics.unc.edu/map/download/area_a4_outline.pdf for an example.
  86. Sixth Grade SCORE Lesson: Ancient World Explorer
  87. Mr Donn's Ancient History Page
  88. Ancient Egyptian History
  89. History B94: History of Ancient Egypt - Piccione
    A page maintained by Schaffner Library -- Northwestern University / University College and students enrolled in History courese.
  90. Welcome to EgyptWorld
    Link to
    ThinkQuest Animation Great new
    ThinkQuest site with
    Special animation.
  91. Egyptology & Hittitology Sites
  92. NOVA Online/Pyramids -- The Inside Story
    You must visit the TOC to see the full scope of this site! It is the first program site I have seen that presents the Transcripts of the entire program. I'm not sure how a page of this size could be approached by a k-12 student -- other than working in collaboration with other students in a group and with several groups focusing on different programs/activities/segments. I was amazed at how rapidly the images loaded. This is a TOP site that will be online for some time... >
  93. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    Yep. Looks like the whole book is on-line.
  94. THE NIPPUR EXPEDITION
  95. Corkankhamun Explains Mummification
    This site should appeal especially to the younger student.
  96. Hatshepsut: The Queen who would be King
  97. The Interactive Ancient Mediterranean Project
    An "...on-line atlas of the ancient Mediterranean world designed to serve the needs and interests of students and teachers in high school, community college and university courses in classics, ancient history, geography, archaeology and related fields."
  98. Mysteries of Çatalhöyük: Activities: Paint a Mural
    If you read the annotation below on the painting at Garmisch and think your students might enjoy painting a mural, this is an excellent site for your instructions to students.
  99. Ancient Nubia
    Looks at Bronze Age Nubia and the Kingdom of kush.
  100. Egypt and the Ancient Near East for Young People and Teachers, teacher, education, children, schools, K-12, ancient history, social studies, history, Africa, Middle East, bible, students
  101. The Age of Sultan Suleyman, the Magnificent" Exhibition
  102. Explore Turkey: Istanbul - Ottoman Period
  103. THE NIPPUR EXPEDITION
  104. Mesopotamia in the Era of State Formation
    Learned discussion...useful for teachers interested in the literature on the ancient world. Many teachers also use a thematic approach -- nation-building and empire building through history....
  105. Mesopotamia Virtual Classroom web page
  106. Welcome to the Cultural Academy
    Dedicated to the study and discussion of Islamic culture and contributions.
  107. Little Horus
    Developed specially for kids around the Globe. You will need a sound card for full benefits. The interface and graphics would have the most appeal to younger students, but the text informaton should be useful to all k-12 students and teachers. The site contains more than 300 pages of information and illustrations covering Egypt's 7000 years of civilization (Ancient, Coptic, Greco-Roman, Islamic & Modern). It also gives snapshots of Egypt today, including its economic, culture and social life. The "Tour" section includes tips on popular destinations for children.
  108. Collapse of the Umayyad empire
  109. MFA - An Ancient Egyptian Exhibit
  110. The Mansoor Amarna Collection -- Home Page
    the most extraordinary single groupings of Egyptian art in existence.
  111. Odyssey in Egypt
  112. Ancient Egypt Webquest
    With 6 missions.
  113. The Brilliance of Eternity:
    Exhibi of more than 100 examples of ancient Egyptian faience -- antiquity's porcelain -- from collections around the world.
  114. The History of Ancient Egyptians
    Mankato State University's Anthropology Department EMuseum Be sure to go to the Egyptian CULTURE and RELIGION exhibits.
  115. Preserving ancient statues from Jordan - introduction & Main Menu
    (right -- shot of Exhibition brochure, which is replicated at the site). The site is filled with information about the statues.
  116. All about Turkey
  117. The Turkish Landscape
  118. ORB--Late Antiquity in the Mediterranean Index
  119. WELCOME TO RIGBY'S WORLD OF EGYPT
    SPECIAL - A taste of the new upcoming section on Aswan's Nubia Museum.
  120. Middle Eastern History page
  121. GIZA PLATEAU COMPUTER MODEL
    Students should enjoy this site as the models show how the Giza complex actually looked. Great materials for student projects. See ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE MODELLING if you are interested in how the models were created.
  122. The Noble Sanctuary
    Mosque in Jerusalem -- Al-Haram ash-Sharif. An online guide and information on a book/CD.
  123. THE TEMPLE MOUNT IN JERUSALEM
  124. Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views
    Well worth the time it will take to load... The maps are outstanding and include images of 14 maps of the city, arranged chronologically from 565 A.D. (the oldest detailed map in the world, according to the site) to 1905.
  125. FACTS ABOUT ISRAEL
    Highlights (presents an extended timeline) and links to: Archeology, Biblical, Second Temple, Foreign Domination, Statehood.
  126. The Jerusalem Mosaic
    Main events in the history of the city as well as links to other servers in Israel.
  127. The New Jerusalem Mosaic
    Features a short summary of the history of the city, tour of remarkable sites, and a " get acquainted" section.
  128. Virtual Jerusalem
  129. Jerusalem and the Holy Land in the 19th Century Photo site.
  130. Jerusalem: City of Heaven
    Brief video clip showing the importance of the city for the three major religions.
  131. MIDDLE EAST CONFLICTS
  132. UNISPAL
    UN Information System on the Question of Palestine.
  133. CNN Interactive - World Regions: Middle East
  134. A Personal Diary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (1989-present)
  135. Traditions of Magic
    Magic and its practitioners in the Mediterranean basin and the Near East from the 1st to the 7th centuries A.D.
  136. World Civilizations Reader
    Although the reader is out of print, you can view electronic selections (some very extensive - eg the early history of Christianity) on line.
  137. FOCUS on ANATOLIA
  138. Ancient Egypt WebSite
  139. City of the Ancients - A national public television documentary produced by WXXI
    Looks at the city of Yodefat (Israel) which was destroyed by Roman legions in 67 C.E., in the first battle of the First Jewish Revolt. The site "... is uncovering unprecedented clues to the origins of modern Judaism and Christianity."
  140. CMCC - Mysteries of Egypt - Introduction
  141. Connections: Old Kingdoms

    ORIENTAL INSTITUTE RESOURCES

    • ORIENTAL INSTITUTE MAP SERIES
      Presents seven Site Maps covering the ancient Near East (Egypt, Sudan, The Levant, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, and Iran), locating primary archaeological sites, modern cities, and river courses. Offers easy steps to download and print the excellent maps from the series.
    • Egypt and the Ancient Near East
    • Recommended Reading on the Ancient Near East
      Egypt and Mesopotamia.
    • EGYPT
      An Adult Education Course on the History and Culture of Ancient Egypt Conducted on the Internet
      November 4, 1996 - January 13, 1997.
    • NIPPUR, SACRED CITY OF ENLIL, SUPREME GOD OF SUMER AND AKKAD
    • ORIENTAL INSTITUTE MAP SERIES
      Presents seven Maps covering the ancient Near East (Egypt, Sudan, The Levant, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, and Iran).
    • Oriental Institute
      A new page offered by the University of Chicago on inscriptions from Persepolis and Naqsh-i Rustam of the "...inscriptions of the Achaemenid Persian kings in all of their versions--Old Persian, Elamite, Akkadian, and, where appropriate, Aramaic and Egyptian..."
    • The Oriental Institute
      The Oriental Institute Museum is a showcase of the history, art and archaeology of the ancient Near East. An integral part of the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, which has supported research and archaeological excavation in the Near East since 1919, the Museum exhibits major collections of antiquities from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Iran, Syria, Palestine, and Anatolia.
    • Women in the ANE: Bibliography
      New addition to the Oriental Institute. Also see TIN SMELTING AT THE ORIENTAL INSTITUTE and WHO WAS WHO AMONG THE ROYAL MUMMIES.
    • ABZU
      Links to: The Ancient Near East, Images of Ancient Iran, the Vendyl Jones Research Insititute (biblical archaeology, geography, photos of recent digs), The Yale Babylonian Collection, The Egyptian Gallery (see pictures of ancient Egypt and text of old songs), the Akkadian Language Page, and many other major links! See also, What's New in ABZU
    • ABZU REGIONAL INDEX: MESOPOTAMIA
      This is a massive collection of resources! Suggest you budget some time for the "load" and then save the file as an "html" file to you local system or HD. Then, if you return in later sessions, load the file from your system for fast access.

  142. The Detroit Institute of Arts See the Splendors of Ancient Egypt: Educational Programs,DIA Visual Resource Home Page
  143. NOVA Online | Secrets of Lost Empires
    How Did They Do It? Features Stonehenge, Inca stone temples and grass suspension bridges, obelisks of Egypt and the Colosseum in Rome.
  144. Israel at Fifty
    The page presents information on the celebration as well as pages on: Israel's Foreign Relations - Selected Documents 1947 to the present, Remembrance Day/Independence Day 1998 - Selected Readings, Excerpts from Speeches by the Prime Ministers of Israel. Historical pages or documents link to: 50 Years of Hebrew Song, Timeline of Events: Half a Century of Independence 1948-1998, Israel Jubilee Calendar: Then & Now, Israel at 50 - A Statistical Glimpse, The Ingathering of the Exiles - Portraits of New Immigrants. Documents include: The Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel, Fascimile of the Declaration of Independence (in Hebrew), The Signatories of the Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel and THE STATE OF ISRAEL IS BORN - Headlines from the World Press - May 1948.
  145. Middle East Forum
    The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, with a focus on the modern history and current affairs of the Middle East and Africa.
  146. The Dayan Center Homepage
    TOP
  147. KURDISTAN
    Presents a map and timeline to find photographs and text from Kurds and Westerners about the history and culture of the area.
  148. Kurdish Information Network
    Articles on Exploring Kurdish Origins, Qaleh-i Yazdigird-cultural treasure of the Kurdish past, The Emergence of Kurdish Nationalism and the Sheikh Said Rebellion, 1880-1925, Anfal: The Kurdish Genocide in Iraq.
  149. American Kurdish Information Network AKIN
    Site attempts to inform the public and policy makers about the culture and history of the Kurds.
  150. Hatshepsut: The Queen who would be King
  151. Islamic Studies, Arabic, and Religion Page
    Prof. Alan Godlas. See the links to "Islam and Women's Rights" and Islamic history.
  152. Music of the Ancient Near East
  153. The Middle East
    From the Roman Empire to the Mongol Invasions.
  154. MENAnet
    Middle East & North Africa.
  155. Saudi Arabian royal family
    See the Family Tree of the Royal Saudi family in the form of a clickable family tree.
  156. A Trip in TimeFocus on Fertile Crescant and Mesopotamian links.
  157. Dallas Museum of Art - Searching for Ancient Egypt
  158. UT - Center for Middle Eastern Studies
    See the link for "Istanbul Boy, Part I," The Autobiography of Aziz Nesin, Part I Translated by Joseph S. Jacobson. The entire book is available (118 stories arranged in 10 sections in the electronic version).
  159. Events in the Middle East -- 20th Century
    From MultiEducator's World History.
  160. KV 5 in the Valley of the Kings -- Egypt
  161. Encyclopaedia of the Orient
    For M-East page.
  162. American Research Center in Egypt
    This is an excellent site (despite the distracting background and the small type font). I explored the "Publications and Resouces" link first and found a fine collection of Web resources.
  163. Egypt Profile
  164. History B94: History of Ancient Egypt - Piccione
    Northwestern University course page, with a Description and Syllabus in PDF format, Chronology of Egyptian Civilization, A Relative Chronology of Nubia and Egypt, 8000 BC -- 1600 AD in PDF format, Excursus: Basin Irrigation in Egypt, Excursus II: Egyptian and the Afro-Asiatic Languages, Excursus III: The Status of Women in Ancient Egyptian Society, Excursus IV: Nubia: The Land Upriver, Names, Places and Words to Remember, Visuals and Images Utilized in Class, Internet Resources, Most interesting are the visual presented in this class and viewable on line.
  165. Deep in the Tombs of Egypt
  166. ArabNet -- Egypt, History
  167. Babyloniaca
    Ancient & Modern Mesopotamian Texts & Links.
  168. The Epic of Gilgamesh
    With Web links to other Ancient Mesopotamian Myth sites.
  169. Ancient Egypt: The Functions of Temple & Funerary Architecture
    Newest addition to Social Studies School Service site that looks at Giza, Luxor, and Abu Simbel.
  170. Splendors of Ancient Egypt
    See the timeline margin that is used for navigation. Students working on Internet/Intranet pages and multi-media projects in history might like to see navigation bars like this for ideas on how to display chronology in their presentations. The Classical Myth: Info: Time Line could also sport a margin navigation bar instead of the current "Period" category. For some additional examples of showing chronology on the Web see the Time In a Box site!
  171. "Egyptology"
    Jack Lupic's Home Pages.
  172. The Tomb of the Chihuahua Pharaohs
    "Neferchihi's Egypt Clip Art & Backgrounds" has Egyptian images to use on web pages, school reports and middle school level Egypt activies for teachers. It also features lists of books about Egypt for kids and a comprehensive list of Egypt-related web links for kids. Take the hypertext tour "Corkankhamun Explains Mummification" for an explanation of how and why the Egyptians made mummies.
  173. Ryan-Egyptian Archeology
  174. Iraq, History
  175. Isis Productions
    An interactive story about Ancient Egypt written by EDTEC 670 students Nell Bartusch, Cathy Keenan, and Kathy McCreary, with portions added by sixth graders at O'Farrell Community School.
  176. Hittite Home Page
  177. HATTI - Homeland of the Hittites
  178. ArabNet -- Site Directory
  179. Encyclopaedia of the Orient
    Impressive resouce for the Middle East. You will need the newest Netscape and PDF viewer. Map example on the right.
  180. Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS)
    Now includes recent secondary-level textbook evaluations for coverage of the Middle East and North Africa from part of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) and the Middle East Outreach Council (MEOC) Texbook Review Project. I loccated an exceptional collection of information and lessons on "The Isreali-Palestinian Conflict: A Unit for High School Students" by Ronald Stockton (University of Michigan-Dearborn, November 1993).
  181. UT - MENIC
    Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
  182. NOVA Online/Pyramids -- The Inside Story
    " Virtual adventurers can probe the passages and chambers of the Great Pyramid using Quicktime VR, follow the archaeologists' progress with periodic reports from the excavation site, and get background information about the land of the pharaohs."
  183. Exploring Peace in the Middle East
    See the site map for an overview of the site. Maps of nations.
  184. Iran: Cradle of Culture and Garden of Civilization
    Clickable map of Iran.
  185. ZAN
    A Directory / Anthology about Iranian women.
  186. Selected Reference Documents
    Selected documents relating to the peace process in the Middle East.
  187. The Ancient Egypt Site: History
  188. Odyssey in Egypt
  189. Reflections on Sinai Bedouin Women
  190. Egyptian Artifacts Exhibit
    Model scenes, everyday objects, statues, and other artifacts -- all pictured and described in some detail.
  191. Ancient Egypt
  192. MFA - An Ancient Egyptian Exhibit features some of the greatest Real Audio selections I have discovered recently....so get that sound card installed and hook up the speakers for some great sound files especially suitable for the k-1 to k-9 kids. See the Table of contentsfor a nice collection of graphics.
  193. Journal of Near Eastern Studies
    Examination of the ancient and medieval civilizations of the Near East.
  194. Ancient Egypt
    Links to the Sphinx, The Pyramids, Gods and Goddesses, The Afterlife, Tutankhamen and Hieroglyphics and Mathematics.
  195. Nineveh On Line
  196. Petra
  197. THE HISTORY OF THE TURKISH JEWS
  198. Welcome to the Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center Homepage!
  199. H.B.Paksoy Papers on Turkish History
  200. Saudi Arabia WWW VL
  201. The Egyptian Gazette - WWW Edition
    English-language daily from Cairo. See the The Legacy of History link for a very large collection of historical anbd current events articles. This site is not skimpy on puting information online.
  202. Ancient Egypt
  203. Islamic Architecture in Isfahan - Home Page
    Has a great deal of historical information buried in the links.
  204. KMT: A MODERN JOURNAL OF ANCIENT EGYPT
    Sample articles from several issues online, including the current issue. Book reviews and "Nile Currents" features also frequently made available online.
  205. Nom en hieroglyphes (24-Jun-1996)
    Write in hieroglyphics.
  206. History of Alexandria
    From founding to modern city. See the "History Guide" for the ideas and information to demonstrate the "cosmopolitan" and multi-cultural aspects of the city.
  207. Centenary of Zionism
  208. Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations Index
    University of Toronto.
  209. Peoples and languages
    A look at the pre-Islamic area.
  210. ATATURK: Creator of Modern Turkey
    Atatürk's Life, role as a National Liberator and Founder of the Republic, reforms and progress in Education, Culture and the Arts.
  211. The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection
    Documents that formerly were "...buried in sand dunes, graves, and caves for up to three millennia. These texts... provide a fresh and intimate look at the lives of the inhabitants of Ancient, Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Arabic Egypt over a thousand-year period."
  212. ANU Art History Top Level Menu Page
    Art & Architecture mainly from the Mediterranean Basin.
  213. THE HISTORY OF THE TURKISH JEWS
  214. Annual Egyptological Bibliography home page
  215. Camp David Accords -- Introduction
    An exhibit, produced by PRESIDENT and the Jimmy Carter Library.
  216. Islamic Texts and Resources MetaPage (MSA @ University at Buffalo)
  217. About Al-Islam and Muslims
    See the Subject Index for a site overview.
  218. Islamica Collection at UCB
  219. Paris Pages Musee de Louvre Tresures Egyptian
    New display.
  220. Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit
    An on-line version of an exhibit from the Library of Congress. Includes images of the scrolls, artifacts found at the scroll site and information related to their place in history.
  221. ANCIEN-L Discussion List Archive
    Ancient Mediterranean information exchange.
  222. Name in Hieroglyphic
    Just type a phonetic version for a graphic of your name.
  223. Byzantium: Teacher Resources
  224. The Glory of Byzantium
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art's on-line exploration of Byzantium, created in conjunction with the international loan exhibition The Glory of Byzantium (March 11 - July 6, 1997). "This on-line exploration moves beyond the time frame of the exhibition and includes examples of art from the first golden age of Byzantine art (324­730) and the late period, which ended with the Turkish conquest in 1453."
  225. Byzantium: The Byzantine Studies Page
    See the "Links to Other Sties" for one of the better listings of resources.
  226. BYZANTIUM
    A celebration of the University of Michigan's long involvement in the recovery of the material culture of Byzantium,
  227. Byzantine Religious Iconography and Icon Art
  228. CCER home page - Utrecht University
    Centre for Computer-aided Egyptological Research.
  229. Precious Legacy Exhibit
    The Project Judaica Foundation.
  230. History Speaks: Monarchy, Exile and Maccabees
    A review and analysis of Jewish history.
  231. THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EGYPT AND CANAAN IN ANCIENT TIMES
    Material Culture of the Ancient Canaanites, Israelites and Related Peoples: An Information DataBase from Excavations.
  232. Guardian's Egypt Homepage
    TOP
  233. *Web Resource Page for : History B94: History of Ancient Egypt
  234. Welcome to the Golan Heights Information Server
  235. The Centre for Computer-aided Egyptological Research (CCER)
    FTP source for Glyph for Windows and MacScribe, lists and databases on Egypt, images, restoring artifacts by computer.

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February 8, 2001
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For suggestions on sites to add and possible lessons and applications, contact

Dennis Boals -- by E-Mail Mail Slot dboals@execpc.com