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The Amarna Project seeks to explore the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna and its historical context, reserve what is left of it, promote study and recording of its history, archaeology and traditional life.
Ancient Egypt is a bimonthly magazine, written by experts in the field of Egyptology, that covers the latest news, discoveries, excavations and research on the history of Egypt from predynastic times.
Ancient Egypt Research Association (AERA) aims to advance archaeological research, conservation, and training in Egypt, with a focus on ancient settlement and the archaeology of the Giza Pyramids Plateau.
Ancient Egypt: the Mythology is dedicated to providing the most detailed and accurate information about the gods, goddesses and religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptian people.
Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History aims to disseminate knowledge and awareness of the ancient Mesopotamian collection of the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago.
Ancient Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses is an online resource designed for independent learning, in particular for undergraduate students, as part of the Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus (ORACC).
Ancient World Mysteries is dedicated to exploring and discussing the advanced global civilization that once existed, its spiritual and scientific superiority, and the ways it has been hidden until now.
The Avalon Mystery School is a website dedicated to Western esoteric wisdom and, in particular, Celtic magical traditions. Its creator is Mara Freeman. She offers articles, books, retreats and courses.
CELT, the Corpus of Electronic Texts, is Ireland's longest running humanities computing project. It brings the wealth of Irish literary and historical culture to you on the Internet for all interested.
The Celtic Council was formed as a peak body for Celtic community organizations. It publishes an academic journal, in cooperation with Celtic Studies at University of Sydney—The Australian Celtic Journal.
Celtic Women International (CWI) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to recognizing the contribution that Celtic women have made to the world. CWI is governed by an elected board of directors.
Celtica is the School of Celtic Studies’ peer-reviewed journal. It covers linguistics, literature, manuscript studies, textual criticism, history, law, dialect studies and onomastics.
Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) and the CDLI:wiki are collaborative projects by universities and research teams in different countries to research the ancient near east and cuneiform texts.
Digital Egypt for Universities is an online archive of over 3300 pages plus 3D reconstructions of 14 archeological sites as part of a project by University College London and the Petrie Museum.
The Egypt Study Society (ESS) is an organization for people who are interested in ancient Egypt. ESS programs include lectures, slide and video presentations, seminars, and hands on workshops.
Egyptian mythology contained a compelling and nuanced worldview of great philosophical depth that addressed fundamental, timeless existential concerns. This site discusses the myths of ancient Egypt.
Éigse is devoted to the cultivation of a wide range of research in the field of Irish language and literature, showcasing unpublished texts in prose and verse ranging from Old Irish down to the modern.
With over 7000 articles, Encyclopedia Mythica contains information on many different mythologies from across the world. However, their Greek and Roman mythology sections are the fullest and most popular.
EAE is an online platform bringing the magic and mystery of ancient Egypt right to your screen. See ancient Egypt through the eyes of a local, Mai, who creates videos and articles about Egyptian history, mythology, art, culture and more.
The Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. (FAMSI) has been dedicated to research and online collaboration on pre-Columbian studies of ancient cultures over the past two decades.
Gaelic Matters is a website that talks about Gaelic Scotland and Ireland, including information on the languages, symbols, religion, festivals, customs, traditions, sports, music, food and more. is a website that has been online since 1997. It contains information on ancient Greek gods and goddesses, the Olympians, myths, and the Titans, as well as pictures and book resources.
Hellenistic astrology is a tradition of Greco-Roman astrology that originated in the Mediterranean region sometime around the 1st century BCE, and was practiced until approximately the 7th century.
IMBAS (pronounced 'im-bus') is an Old Irish word meaning 'poetic inspiration'. IMBAS was an organization that promotes the spiritual path of Senistrognata, the ancestral customs of the Celtic peoples.—The Khemit School of Ancient Mysticism—is an open forum, with free membership, for all who wish to learn, teach, research and share about everything relating to Khemit (Egypt).
Kmt, A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt, is an English-language periodical devoted to articles on the 3,000 year history, culture, intriguing personalities, art and architecture of ancient Egypt.
Living Maya Time is a website dedicated to showcasing the history, culture and traditions of the Maya people of Mesoamerica. Today, there are more than seven million Maya living all over the world.
Maya Exploration Center (MEC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the ancient Maya civilization. MEC's website offers various educational and informational materials and resources.
Medea's Lair is a website dedicated to all things Greek Mythology. There is also a section on Roman mythology from Imperial Rome and the Roman Republic. Readers can email the writer to request myths.
The Mesoamerica Center is an interdisciplinary organization at the University of Texas (UT) that aims to facilitate knowledge, learning and understanding about the ancient indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica.
Mesoweb is a website devoted to the exploration of the Mesoamerican cultures in what is now Mexico and adjacent Central America, including the Olmec, Zapotec, Mixtec, Teotihuacan, Toltec, Aztec, and Maya.
The Museo delle Antichità Egizie is the only museum other than the Cairo Museum that is dedicated solely to Ancient Egypt. As Champollion famously wrote, “The road to Memphis and Thebes passes through Turin”.
The New World Celts is a platform that promotes Celtic history and culture. Its archive showcases histories of the Celts in the New World along with references to their roots and culture in the old.
The Northern Antiquarian (TNA) is an educational nonprofit organization that engages people of all backgrounds on the rich diversity of prehistoric and early Christian remains in the British Isles.
The Perseus Digital Library is a project that aims to make as many of the classical texts as possible readily available online to everyone. It focuses on classical Greek, Latin and Arabic texts.
Richard Cassaro researches and writes about different archaeological evidence that points to a highly advanced “Lost Civilization” that flourished in a remote age older than recorded time.
The Sacred Texts Sumerian Mythology archive contains the writing of Samuel Noah Kramer, who spent most of his life studying ancient Sumerian literature, by piecing together clay tablets in museums. is one of the oldest online resources on the ancient Sumerian language, written and maintained by John A. Halloran. It has been online since 1996 and last updated in 2013.
Since its founding in 1978, the Theban Mapping Project (TMP), which is now based at the American University in Cairo, has been working on a comprehensive archaeological database of Thebes.
The Theoi Project profiles deities and creatures of Greek Mythology on separate pages, with encyclopedia summaries, quotations from ancient Greek and Roman texts, and illustrations from ancient art.
Timeless Myths is a website that covers classical, Norse and Celtic mythologies as well as Arthurian legends. Celtic myths on this website are categorized as Celtic Cycles, Otherworld and Warrior Society.