Classical & Archaeological Studies

Useful links


British School at Athens
Information about the school, archives of their exhibitions and details of their work at Knossos, Crete and other places

Perseus Project
A digital library of Classics texts

Nestor Bibliography
A comprehensive Bibliography for the Aegean Bronze Age

Council of University Classical Departments
Universities which teach classics and links to related web sites


The Friends of Classics and Archaeology at Kent
A chance for former and prospective students to get behind the scenes at Canterbury, and hear about the people and projects of the department from a more personal angle.

Fieldwork Opportunities
Excavation opportunities and information on practical archaeology

The British Museum
An introduction to one of the most famous museums in the world, including a searchable database of over 3000 objects from the museum's collections

The Portable Antiquities Scheme
Reports on archaeological finds discovered by chance and with the help of metal-detectors, and publicises the Portable Antiquities scheme for the recording of archaeological finds

Current Archaeology
A popular archaeology magazine which focuses on excavations and other activities taking place around Britain

Council for British Archaeology
The Council for British Archaeology was established to publicise and promote the study of Britain's historic past. The web site is a mine of useful information, including articles, fact sheets and links to many other useful sites

Theban mapping project
A comprehensive archaeological data base of Thebes, the burial site of rulers of ancient Egypt and one of the world's most important archaeological sites

The Prehistoric Society
The webpage gives details on membership and forthcoming events, and provides links to other archaeology resources on the web.

Internet Archaeology
The first online archaeology journal publishing a range of articles aimed at a wide audience.

Society of Antiquaries
Celebrating this year its 300th anniversary the oldest archaeological institution in the country today

Royal Archaeological Institute
Probably Britain's foremost national archaeological society

Institute for Archaeologists
The professional organisation for archaeologists working in the UK

Archaeology in Kent

Canterbury Archaeological Trust
The web site for the principal archaeology unit working in Kent. Canterbury Trust provide an account of their current excavations in the Canterbury area and further afield and the site also contains information on volunteering and many links to other local organisations with an interest in the historic past. See also the Friends of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust.

Trust for Thanet Archaeology
The Trust for Thanet Archaeology is a charitable trust that provides professional archaeological services to developers, educational activities to the community and maintains the Virtual Museum of Thanet's Archaeology

Isle of Thanet Archaeological Society
Isle of Thanet Archaeological Society undertakes practical research into the archaeology of Thanet, supports local professional archaeologists in excavations and post-excavation activities and generally fosters and promotes interest in local history by means of public lectures, public displays and school activities.

Canterbury Museums
This web site has links to museums in Canterbury including the Roman Museum

Kent Archaeological Society
Activities of the society include excavation, fieldwalking, publishing, lectures and tours

Maidstone Museum
A guide to the collections of Maidstone Museum, including material on the Romans, Egyptians and Anglo-Saxons

SE Regional Framework
Information relating to the Archaeological Framework project for Kent, Surrey and E. Sussex

Folkestone: a Town Unearthed
A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500 is a 3 year community archaeology project that is working with the community to research and record the rich archaeological heritage and early history of Folkestone.

Canterbury Westgate Towers
Feel the terror of imprisonment within the medieval Westgate Towers, and witness the impact of the enlightened reforms of the Victorian Prison Reform Movement as you walk through the 1830’s gaol, which has reopened for the first time in over 130 years.

Classical & Archaeological Studies, School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

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Last Updated: 23/01/2014